Glucokinase and molecular aspects of liver glycogen metabolism.

@article{Agius2008GlucokinaseAM,
  title={Glucokinase and molecular aspects of liver glycogen metabolism.},
  author={Loranne Agius},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={414 1},
  pages={
          1-18
        }
}
  • L. Agius
  • Published 15 August 2008
  • Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science
  • The Biochemical journal
Conversion of glucose into glycogen is a major pathway that contributes to the removal of glucose from the portal vein by the liver in the postprandial state. It is regulated in part by the increase in blood-glucose concentration in the portal vein, which activates glucokinase, the first enzyme in the pathway, causing an increase in the concentration of glucose 6-P (glucose 6-phosphate), which modulates the phosphorylation state of downstream enzymes by acting synergistically with other… 

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