Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The formation or synthesis of glycogen.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, the formation of glucose.

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  • noun biochemistry The synthesis of glycogen from glucose

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  • noun the formation in animals of glycogen from glucose
  • noun the conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand

Etymologies

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

[glyco– + –genesis.]

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Blend of glycogen and genesis

Examples

  • KAPHA represents enzymes e.g. glycogen synthetase promoting processes such as glycogenesis, lipogenesis and also those which prevent or slow down break down of ATP.

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  • KAPHA represents enzymes e.g. glycogen synthetase promoting processes such as glycogenesis, lipogenesis and also those which prevent or slow down break down of ATP.

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  • KAPHA represents enzymes e.g. glycogen synthetase promoting processes such as glycogenesis, lipogenesis and also those which prevent or slow down break down of ATP.

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  • Cortisone acts as a physiological antagonist to insulin by decreasing glycogenesis (formation of glycogen) and promotes breakdown of lipids (lipolysis), and proteins, and mobilization of extrahepatic amino acids and ketone bodies.

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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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