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What Does the Liver Store?

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The liver stores a huge number of substances such as glucose in the form of glycogen, a 3 year supply of vitamin B12, iron, copper, vitamin A and vitamin D. The liver also synthesises angiotensinogen, a hormone which raises the blood pressure.
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