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ketogenesis

 [ke″to-jen´ĕ-sis]
the production of ketone bodies. adj., adj ketogen´ic, ketogenet´ic.

ke·to·gen·e·sis

(kē'tō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Metabolic production of ketones or ketone bodies.

ketogenesis

/ke·to·gen·e·sis/ (-jen´ĕ-sis) the production of ketone bodies.ketogenet´icketogen´ic

ketogenesis

(kē′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation of ketone bodies, as occurs in diabetes mellitus.

ke′to·gen′ic adj.

ketogenesis

[-jen′əsis]
Etymology: Fr, keton + Gk, genein, to produce
the formation or production of ketone bodies.

ke·to·gen·e·sis

(kē'tō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Metabolic production of ketones or ketone bodies.

ketogenesis

The formation of acid KETONE BODIES, as in uncontrolled DIABETES, starvation or as a result of a diet with a very high fat content.

ketogenesis

the production of ketone bodies which occurs particularly during starvation.

ketogenesis

the production of ketone bodies.
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I think it is fair to say that he is a reliable guide to the intricacies of carbohydrate restriction and ketogenesis as it relates to such topics as weight loss, diabetes, and cancer.
Carnitine supplementation and ketogenesis by small-for-date neonates on medium-and long-chain fatty acid formulae.
to raise blood sugar levels by stimulating glucogenolysis and glucogenesis, increase lipolysis and ketogenesis.
One day, while streaking along mile 13 of her monthly 17-mile purification run, Constance's blood sugar dropped too low and her body started to burn muscle instead of fat, and the runaway ketogenesis overwhelmed her dehydrated kidneys, turning her blood acidic, and Constance went into shock and died right there on the footpath.
One well-defined trait of aging is a decrease in ketogenesis, or the ability to produce ketones.
Basal insulin administered to a hospitalized patient should provide the amount of exogenous insulin per unit of time necessary to prevent gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis (Clement et al.
Given the risk of ketoacidosis, insulin should ideally also be started in any patient, regardless of whether they are thought to have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, who is catabolic (weight loss or dehydration in the setting of hyperglycaemia) or who has evidence of increased ketogenesis (ketonuria or acidosis).
The second factor is ketogenesis triggered by the very low calorie diet used for faster weight loss.
The inhibitory actions include suppressing gluconeogenesis, lipolysis, glycogenolysis, ketogenesis and proteolysis (4,12).
Hepatocytes constitute approximately 70% of the cellular population of the liver and perform major metabolic functions such as plasma protein synthesis and transport, xenobiotic metabolism, glucose homeostasis, urea synthesis, and ketogenesis (8).
Adenovirus-induced hyperleptinemia rapidly depletes body fat in normal rats without increasing free fatty acids and ketogenesis, implying that fat-storing adipocytes are oxidizing the fat.
Mitochondrial phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (GTP) and the regulation of gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis in avian liver.