Gluconeogenesis in arctic ground squirrels between periods of hibernation.

@article{Galster1975GluconeogenesisIA,
  title={Gluconeogenesis in arctic ground squirrels between periods of hibernation.},
  author={W. A. Galster and Peter R. Morrison},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1975},
  volume={228 1},
  pages={
          325-30
        }
}
The hibernation season in the arctic ground squirrel (Citellus undulatus) is broken into 8- to 18- day cycles by short homeothermal periods during which the carboydrate reserves depleted during hibernation are replenished. This study follows a number of metabolities in tissues and body fluids to assess the sources for reconstitution of the glucose reserves: lactate, urea, ammonia, free fatty acid, glycerol, triglyceride, and glucose in plasma; glycogen in liver and muscle; and urea and ammonia… 

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