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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Hoskins, Roy Graham

Roy O. Greep.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1089 words.

Hoskins, Roy Graham (03 July 1880–05 November 1964), biomedical investigator, was born in Nevinville, Iowa, the son of William Henry Hoskins, a tradesman, and Sarah Graham. As a child, Roy...

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The Three Ds of Transcription Activation by Glucagon: Direct, Delayed, and Dynamic

Ido Goldstein and Gordon L Hager.

in Endocrinology

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Medical Oncology; Reproductive Medicine. 8306 words.


Upon lowered blood glucose occurring during fasting, glucagon is secreted from pancreatic islets, exerting various metabolic effects to normalize...

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