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Carcass glycogen as a potential source of glucose during short-term starvation.

Authors
  • Sugden, M C
  • Sharples, S C
  • Randle, P J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Biochemical journal
Publication Date
Dec 15, 1976
Volume
160
Issue
3
Pages
817–819
Identifiers
PMID: 1016256
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In small rats deprived of food for 19h (or 43h), 36% (or 39%) of the glycogen that disappeared was lost from the carcass and 64% (or 61%) from liver. Carcass glycogen is potentially a substantial source of glucose during short-term starvation via the Cori cycle.

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