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gluconeogenesis

[¦glü·kō¦nē·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(biochemistry)
Formation of glucose within the animal body from substances other than carbohydrates, particularly proteins and fats.
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In addition to non-esterified fatty acids, lipolysis also generates glycerol, which can be converted into glucose in the gluconeogenetic process (15,17) (Fig.).
Similarly, gluconeogenetic enzymes such as fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase are not expressed in erythrocytes, and newborns do not have diabetes mellitus, thus eliminating interference from these diseases.