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What is glucogenesis?

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2010-02-05 12:39:13
2010-02-05 12:39:13

The generation of glucos from the breakdown of proteins into amino acids.

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glucogenesis is the process of formation of glucose from its polymers but gluconeogenesis is the production of glucose from non-glucose compound like amino acids, and other carbohydrates which do not contain glucose and monomer.

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gluconeogenesis or glucogenesis same thing.

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Gluconeogenesis is the synthesis of glucose molecules from pyruvate and other metabolic intermediates. Cortisol is what causes the process of gluconeogenesis to take place.

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im not sure but see glucocorticoid work with your body temperature it because amune to your resperatory system and they ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ What an awful answer! Wow. Here's some info: Glutocorticoids have an affect on the blood sugar levels, from the fact they stimulate glucogenesis in the liver - the conversion of fat and proteins into immediate metabolites, which are ultimately converted into glucose. Source: Myself and the Internet.


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