Liver-Specific Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex Deficiency Upregulates Lipogenesis in Adipose Tissue and Improves Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity


The pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDC) plays a critical role in lipid synthesis and glucose homeostasis in the fed and fasting states. The central role of the liver in the maintenance of glucose homeostasis has been established by studying changes in key enzymes (including PDC) and the carbon-flux via several pathways under different metabolic states. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11745-010-3470-8


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