L cell

 

  

 

L-cell is an APUD cell which extends from the lower part of duodenum to the rectum in distribution. They are not found in the pancreas. They are called L because of their contained large granules described. They are thought to produce enteroglucagon, because a reaction in the L cell of the dog was demonstrated by a stimulation from antiglucagon antisera.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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