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  • noun

Synonyms for glycogen

one form in which body fuel is stored

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Binding of the potential antitumour agent indirubin-5-sulphonate at the inhibitor site of rabbit muscle glycogen phosphorylase b.
The altered activities of the key enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism such as hexokinase, pyruvate kinase, lactate dehydrogenase, glucose-6-phosphatase, fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, glycogen synthase and glycogen phosphorylase in liver of diabetic rats were significantly reverted to near normal levels by the administration of tangeretin.
Glycogen phosphorylase b is a stored, inactive form of the enzyme, and is activated to glycogen phosphorylase a to release glucose or phosphorylated glucose units from glycogen (Friedman 1985).
Galactosaemia, in fact, often results in hypoglycaemia caused by hepatic accumulation of galactose-1phosphate, which inhibits enzymes of glycogenolysis; including glucose-6-phosphatase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, phosphoglucomutase and glycogen phosphorylase.
Activities of glucose and glycogen metabolizing enzymes: The activities of hexokinase and glucose6-phosphatase were determined by the methods described elsewhere (14), pyruvate kinase (15), glycogen phosphorylase (16), and fructosel, 6-bisphosphatase (17).
1 ppm) concentrations of deltamethrin and at the end of the exposure periods, the fish were stunned to death and target organs like gill, liver and muscle were dissected out and glycogen phosphorylase was estimated by method of Sutherland (1955) and glucose-6-phosphatase was estimated by method of Yeung et al,.
We believe PSN357's ability in pre-clinical studies to inhibit glycogen phosphorylase and reduce blood glucose levels may ultimately offer a competitive therapeutic option for diabetes patients.
Glycogen phosphorylase isoenzyme BB (GPBB) should not be considered a marker of myocardial ischemia; instead, its early release within 2-4 h after the onset of myocardial damage in parallel with myoglobin or heart-type fatty-acid-binding protein is an indicator of irreversible myocardial damage.
Differential survival of Venus gallina and Scapharca inaequivalvis during anoxis stress: covalent modification of phosphofructokinase and glycogen phosphorylase during anoxia.
Pyridoxal phosphate also acts as a coenzyme for glycogen phosphorylase which releases glucose-1-phosphate from glycogen, an important step in the utilisation of glycogen in muscle.
Using deletion analysis and site-directed metagenesis we have identified promoter elements that regulate the glycogen phosphorylase gene during cell differentiation of Dictyostelium," Rutherford reports.
In one project, the researchers use the cellular enzyme glycogen phosphorylase -- which normally liberates glucose units from huge, energy-storing starch molecules called glycogen when the cell needs more fuel--to run the reaction in reverse using a laboratory-made glucose derivative.
Using their proprietary, systems biology engine for the analysis of genome-scale expression data, and animal models accepted to be good indicators for neuropathic pain in patients, Aestus identified ATx09-002, a glycogen phosphorylase inhibitor, as a potential therapeutic for the treatment of neuropathic pain.
The activities of hexokinase, glucose-6-phosphatase, fructose-1,6- bisphosphatase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, glycogen synthase and glycogen phosphorylase were measured.
3] conjugated to glycogen phosphorylase b (GPb) from rabbit muscle.