glycogen


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Synonyms for glycogen

one form in which body fuel is stored

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If glucose is made available during this window, 50 percent of the glycogen lost during exercise can be recovered within four hours, and 100 percent after 24 hours using the proper carbohydratereplenishing regime.
Analysis of pyruvate, glycogen, glucose, and lactic acid concentrations
Eating fast food, as long as they are in moderation and in the right amounts, offers the same potential for glycogen in muscle as sports nutrition products, which are more expensive.
"So after you've used up most of your available glycogen stores to metabolize all that booze, you need more.
Lipid, carbohydrate and glycogen levels of the hemolymph were measured using a series of biochemical tests previously used by different researchers on insects (Olson et al., 2000; Fadamiro and Heimpel, 2001; Lee et al., 2004).
On PAS staining, glycogen granules were detected in the cytoplasm of the neoplastic cells.
PhD student Rob Edinburgh said: "We also found that breakfast before exercise increases carbohydrate burning during exercise, and that this carbohydrate wasn't just coming from the breakfast that was just eaten, but also from carbohydrate stored in our muscles as glycogen.
The Glycogen Content was graded as Follow Arzac and Blanchet
This protocol was performed to ensure that all participants initiated the diet protocol (i.e., low- or high-CHO diet) with similar glycogen content.
The liver is one vital organ that converts sugar in the body to glycogen, a fat.
Pompe disease is caused by mutations in the gene that encodes the enzyme acid alpha-glucosidase, or GAA, which is responsible for degrading lysosomal glycogen. Dysfunction or absence of functional GAA results in toxic accumulation of glycogen in cells which leads to muscular weakness and respiratory failure.
Glycogenic hepatopathy presents with abdominal pain, hepatomegaly, and transaminasemia as a result of increased glycogen formation and deposition in the setting of excess levels of insulin and glucose.
Moreover, IRS1 and IRS2 show differential relevance in mitogenic and metabolic insulin effects, respectively, as IRS1-KO mice are 50% smaller in size and insulin resistant but maintain normal glucose tolerance due to compensatory [beta]-cell hyperplasia [3], whereas IRS2-KO mice develop type 2 diabetes due to [beta]-cell failure [4] and decreased suppression of endogenous glucose production and hepatic glycogen synthesis [2].
ABSTRACT To improve the accuracy and reproducibility of the previous near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) model for glycogen in the oyster species Crassostrea virginica, a new model using freeze-dried samples was developed.
Glycogen phosphorylase (GP) is bound to glycogen in sarcoplasmic reticulum and catalyzes the first step of glycogenolysis after activation, which involves the separation of glucose-1-phosphate from glycogen.