The Digestive System

• Regulation of swallowing

• Stomach secretion of ghrelin

• Slow wave conduction by interstitial cells of Cajal

• Amounts of bile salts recirculated and excreted

• Transporters that secrete xenobiotics into bile

• Drugs, SXR nuclear receptors, and cytochrome P450 enzymes

• Pathway for the metabolism of heme and bilirubin (fig. 18.23)

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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