Basic Ketone Engine and Booster Glucose Engine for Energy Production

  title={Basic Ketone Engine and Booster Glucose Engine for Energy Production},
  author={S. Watanabe and A. Hirakawa and S. Aoe and K. Fukuda and T. Muneta},
  • S. Watanabe, A. Hirakawa, +2 authors T. Muneta
  • Published 2016
  • Engineering
  • Recently, hyperketonemia induced by fasting or ketogenic diet calls attention because of the possibilities for various clinical applications. Animal species comparisons and biochemical data show that all fetuses can develop by using ketogenic energy through a pathway which seems to have been maintained. We hypothesized that 3-β-hydroxybutyrate (β-HB) could be the fuel for the basic engine that produces energy in all terrestrial species. However, ATP production from glucose-pyruvic acid pathway… CONTINUE READING
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