anaplerosis


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an·a·ple·ro·sis

(an'ă-pler-ō'sis),
The process of replenishment of depleted metabolic cycle or pathway intermediates; most commonly referring to the tricarboxylic acid cycle.
[G. filling up, fr. ana-, up, + plerosis, filling, fr. pleroō, to fill]

anaplerosis

An obsolete term for:
(1) Any type of anaplastic surgery (see there) in which tissue is transplanted into the operative site to normalise the region’s contour;
(2) A near-extinct term for any form of repair, surgical, metabolic or pharmacologic repair or restitution of a damaged or defective body structure or function;
(3) Citric acid cycle.
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Aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator/hypoxia-inducible factor-1[beta] plays a critical role in maintaining glucose-stimulated anaplerosis and insulin release from pancreatic [beta]-cells.
2000) In vivo quantification of parallel and bidirectional fluxes in the anaplerosis of Corynebacterium glutamicum, Journal of Biological Chemistry 275: 35932-35941.
Glutamine supplementation promotes anaplerosis but not oxidative energy delivery in human skeletal muscle.