Effect of physical activity on glutamine metabolism

@article{Agostini2010EffectOP,
  title={Effect of physical activity on glutamine metabolism},
  author={Francesco Agostini and Gianni Biolo},
  journal={Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={58–64}
}
  • F. Agostini, G. Biolo
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Biology
  • Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
Purpose of reviewGlutamine is largely synthesized in skeletal muscles and provides fuel to rapidly dividing cells of the immune system and precursors to gluconeogenesis in the liver. Physical exercise is known to affect glutamine synthesis and to modulate glutamine uptake. Overtraining is frequently associated with reduced availability of glutamine and decreased immunocompetence. Inactivity affects glutamine metabolism, but this subject was poorly investigated. Recent findingsStrenuous physical… 

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