The role of adrenal hormones in the response of glutamine synthetase to fasting in adult and old rats.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS During fasting, skeletal muscle exports increased amounts of glutamine (Gln) while increasing the production of this amino acid by glutamine synthetase (GS) in order to maintain the intramuscular Gln pool. Glucocorticoid hormones are believed to be the principal mediators of GS induction during stress conditions. The aim of this study was… (More)

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@article{Mezzarobba2003TheRO, title={The role of adrenal hormones in the response of glutamine synthetase to fasting in adult and old rats.}, author={V Mezzarobba and Anna Torrent and I Leydier and Sonja Alles and B Brajon and Michelle Mignon and Didier Attaix and Dominique Meynial-Denis}, journal={Clinical nutrition}, year={2003}, volume={22 6}, pages={569-75} }