glycogenolysis


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glycogenolysis

[′glī·kə·jə′näl·ə·səs]
(biochemistry)
The metabolic breakdown of glycogen.
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These results indicate that estrogen deficiency enhances impairments in the regulations of liver gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis and islet insulin secretion in arsenic-treated mice.
Moreover, there is one study in the area of respiratory acidosis which directly confirms the inhibition of glycolysis and glycogenolysis in a single exercise.
4 Glucose, which is already elevated in uncontrolled diabetes, is further elevated by these hormones which promote gluconeogenesis and enhance glycogenolysis.
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The insulin resistance in late pregnancy (15) increases the glucose availability in the maternal circulation by reduced peripheral glucose uptake, increased glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis.
We think that fenitrothion increases glucose release from liver into blood through activation of glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis as a detoxication mechanism to overwhelm fenitrothion-induced toxic stress (10).
Previous studies have shown that acute administration of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) promotes glycogenolysis and increases extracellular concentration of glucose in the striatum.
Nonselective beta-blockers decrease glycogenolysis and glucagon secretion, which may result in pronounced hypoglycemia after insulin injection; therefore, cardioselective agents also are preferred for insulin-dependent diabetics.
Glycogenolysis is initiated by an enzyme, active phosphorylase 'a' ultimately producing glucose.
The initial release of epinephrine stimulates an increase in serum glucose levels through the process of glycogenolysis, or the breakdown of cellular glycogen to glucose.
These counterregulatory hormones increase the gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis and decrease the use of glucose by down-regulating glycolysis and glycogen synthesis.
by reducing hepatic glucose production by inhibiting gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis