Definition of glycogenesis in English:

glycogenesis

Syllabification: gly·co·gen·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌglīkəˈjenəsis
 
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noun

Biochemistry
  • The formation of glycogen from sugar.
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    • Astrocytes are involved in brain metabolism, because they are capable of glycogenesis (conversion of glucose into glycogen for storage) in response to various hormones and to potassium and glutamate.
    • In the two-armed study, aqueous extract of elder flower significantly increased glucose uptake, glucose oxidation, and glycogenesis in rat abdominal muscle.
    • Impaired liver function can cause fatigue, irritability and depression as a result of impaired glycogenesis which is the breakdown of glycogen to re-form glucose in the cells.

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