glycogenolysis love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The biochemical breakdown of glycogen to glucose.

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  • n. The production of glucose-1-phosphate by splitting a glucose monomer from glycogen using inorganic phosphate

Etymologies

glycogen + -o- + -lysis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In 1936, extending their quantitative analytical methods to hexose monophosphates in glycogenolysis, they discovered a new intermediate, glucose-1-phosphate, the Cori ester.

    Gerty Theresa Cori.

  • When freezing is detected, a signal is transmitted to the liver where glycogenolysis, the conversion of glycogen to glucose, begins in earnest.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • The year before I arrived they had discovered cyclic AMP as a "second messenger" of epinephrine - and glucagon-mediated effects on glycogenolysis in liver preparations.

    Ferid Murad - Autobiography

  • Extracts of this lobe also influence the general metabolism of the carbohydrates by accelerating the process of glycogenolysis in the liver.

    XI. Splanchnology. 4d. The Hypophysis Cerebri

  • Glucose-dependent tissues (ie, red blood cells, retina, lens, and renal medulla) receive glucose through gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis.

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes

  • "This observation is reminiscent of 'hepatic autoregulation' by which endogenous glucose production remains unchanged in the setting of altered gluconeogenesis or glycogenolysis because the two pathways tend to compensate for each other," the authors report.

    Scientific Blogging

  • Glucagon (pancreas) - promotes hyperglycemia by stimulating hepatic glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis - promotes lypolysis and ketogenesis 6.

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  •  Causes peripheral vasoconstriction  Preserves intravascular volume by absorbing solute-free water in the distal tubules  Causes hepatic glycogenolysis

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  • Slide 25: DIABETES CARE, VOLUME 28, NUMBER 9, SEPTEMBER 2005 2305 In diabetics -- Hypoglycemia Glucagon secretion failure in response to hypoglycemia Defective epinephrine secretion type 1 diabetes due to autonomic neuropathy leading to Hypoglysemia Hyperglycemia Severe insulin deficiency, can lead to excessive glycogenolysis & increased gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis, leading to hyperglycemia and Trends in blood glucose ketoacidosis during fasting

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  • MANAGEMENT e) Liver: increased gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis and decrease in glycogenesis thus causing increase in blood sugar level

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