Role of Liver in Glucose Metabolism

  title={Role of Liver in Glucose Metabolism},
  author={Aparajita Dey},
Liver is the primary organ for glucose metabolism. Apart from expressing the enzymes involved in glucose metabolism and regulation, liver possesses numerous enzymes involved in detoxification and toxicity enhancement (Phase I and Phase II). Also, most substances, upon entry into the body are primarily subjected to metabolism in the liver. Reports dealing with the effects of high glucose on liver are discussed in the following sections of this mini-review.