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The cells of the pancreas release different hormones, or packages, into the bloodstream or directly into another organ. The bloodstream acts as the mailman, delivering the packages from the pancreas to a desired location. Just as a package has information on where it is supposed to be sent, the enzymes have instructions on where they are supposed to be sent as well. Once the enzymes reach their final location, there are mailboxes or receptors, on that final location that make sure the package/enzyme is received by the appropriate organ or cell. Once they enter the cell or organ, they are free to do their jobs.
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