photophosphorylation

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photophosphorylation

[¦fōd·ō‚fä·sfə·rə′lā·shən]
(biochemistry)
Phosphorylation that is induced by light energy in photosynthesis.
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What makes chlorogenic acids in green coffee extract particularly unique is that they inhibit glucose-6-phosphatase, an enzyme that promotes glucose synthesis and release in the liver (gluconeogenesis).
Insulin also helps store glucose in the liver as glycogen, suppresses hepatic glucose synthesis, and inhibits the breakdown of fat.
In the present study, alanine concentrations were reduced in the Sup/Sed group compared to the other groups, indicating that alanine is less available for glucose synthesis.
The primary role of glucagon is to enhance glucose synthesis and release in the liver.