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Islets of Langerhans are present in 


A
Brain
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B
Stomach
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C
Ovary
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D
Pancreas
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The correct option is D Pancreas
Islets of Langerhans are present in Pancreas. They form the endocrine part of pancreas. They contain three types of cells:
  • Alpha cells: These form about 25% part of the total cells and secrete 'Glucagon' hormone.
  • Beta cells: These form more than 60% part of total cells and secrete 'Insulin' hormone.
  • Delta cells: These form about 10% of the total cells and secrete 'Somatostatin' hormone.
So, the correct answer is 'Pancreas'.

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