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glycogenesis

 [gli″ko-jen´ĕ-sis]
the conversion of glucose to glycogen for storage in the liver. adj., adj glycogenet´ic.

gly·co·gen·e·sis

(glī'kō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Formation of glycogen from d-glucose by means of glycogen synthase and dextrin dextranase; the first enzyme catalyzes formation of a polyglucose with α-1,4 links from UDPglucose, and the second removes fragments from one chain and transfers them to an α-1,6 branch point in another.
[glyco- + G. genesis, production]

glycogenesis

/gly·co·gen·e·sis/ (gli″ko-jen´ĕ-sis) the conversion of glucose to glycogen for storage in the liver.glycogenet´ic

glycogenesis

(glī′kə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation or synthesis of glycogen.

gly′co·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

glycogenesis

[glī′kōjen′əsis]
the synthesis of glycogen from glucose.

gly·co·gen·e·sis

(glī'kō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Formation of glycogen from d-glucose by means of glycogen synthase and dextrin dextranase; the first enzyme catalyzes formation of a polyglucose with α-1,4 links from UDP glucose, the second cleaves fragments from one chain andtransfers them to an α-1,6 linkage in another.
[glyco- + G. genesis, production]

glycogenesis

The formation of the polymer GLYCOGEN from many GLUCOSE molecules.

glycogenesis

see GLYCOGEN.

glycogenesis

the formation of glycogen from glucose by the action of the enzyme glycogen synthetase in liver and muscle. Very active after depletion of muscle glycogen in exercise, making rapid restoration possible, provided that there is adequate consumption of carbohydrates. Even more ample carbohydrate supply can allow glycogen supercompensation - elevation in muscle glycogen content above normal. See also carbohydrate loading.

glycogenesis

formation of glycogen from glucose

gly·co·gen·e·sis

(glī'kō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Formation of glycogen from d-glucose by means of glycogen synthase and dextrin dextranase.
[glyco- + G. genesis, production]

glycogenesis (gli´kōjen´əsis),

n the synthesis of glycogen from glucose.

glycogenesis

the conversion of glucose to glycogen for storage in the liver and muscle.
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Liver plays an important role in glucose homeostasis through glycolysis, glycogenesis, and gluconeogenesis and it is affected severely during diabetes.
GLP-I under normal metabolic conditions improve glucose homeostas by promoting [alpha]- and [beta]-cell function, insulin secretion, glycogenesis in muscles and liver (Fehmann and Habener 1992).
ODP-Ia can decrease glycogenesis as do other polysaccharides in Chinese drugs such as Portulaca oleracea L.
Improving glycogenesis in streptozocin (STZ) diabetic mice after administration of green algae Chlorella.
These investigators proposed that the reduction of blood glucose and liver glycogen by polysaccharides may be due primarily to the increase of carbohydrate utilization and the decrease of glycogenesis.