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Metabolic functions of the liver

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Jane Metcalf


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The liver is one of the most important organs in the body and serves a variety of important functions including metabolic, vascular, immunological, secretory and excretory functions. It plays a key role in the carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism in the human body. In this article, we outline a brief overview of the metabolic functions. © 2009.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Mitra V, Metcalf J

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine

Year: 2009

Volume: 10

Issue: 7

Pages: 334-335

ISSN (print): 1472-0299

ISSN (electronic): 1878-7584


DOI: 10.1016/j.mpaic.2009.03.011