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Endocrine cells of Pancreas

Q  Which is wrongly matched ( Free Questions) (#AIIMS 2021 GI Recall

a) Alpha cell - pancreatic poly peptide

b) Beta cell - insulin

c) Epsilon cell - ghrelin

d) Delta cell -  somatostatin

Ans a, ALpha cells

Alpha cells secrete glucagon

Pancreatic polypeptide is from F cells which form 15% of islet mass and are seen in Head and Uncinate process of Pancreas

Also alpha cells are the first cells to develop in the lineage

REf Sabiston 21st edition page 943


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