The time course of myocardial glycogenolysis stimulated by glucagon.

Abstract

The rate of glycogenolysis was measured using 13C-NMR in vivo in the rat heart following a glucagon bolus. Glycogen that had just been synthesized during a 50 min infusion of D-[1-13C]glucose and insulin was degraded at a rate of 2.5 mumol/min/g wet wt following a 250 micrograms bolus of glucagon. If a second 50 min infusion of unlabelled glucose followed… (More)

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