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Lecture 14 - 020711

Lecture 14 - 020711 - Glycogen Breakdown and Glycogen...

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1 Glycogen Breakdown and Glycogen Synthesis
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2 Glycogen: Glucose Storage Animals glycogen Plants starch Demand in brain and red blood cells, while other tissues can use fatty acids Glucose taken from glycogen supplies in liver for ready supply (~ 5 mM in blood) But, liver’s supply is good only for 1/2 day So, noncarbohydrate sources made into glucose Gluconeogenesis
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