Evolution of glucose utilization: glucokinase and glucokinase regulator protein.

Abstract

Glucose is an essential nutrient that must be distributed throughout the body to provide energy to sustain physiological functions. Glucose is delivered to distant tissues via be blood stream, and complex systems have evolved to maintain the levels of glucose within a narrow physiological range. Phosphorylation of glucose, by glucokinase, is an essential… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.016

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