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glycogen granule

Known as: glycogen particle 
Cytoplasmic bead-like structures of animal cells, visible by electron microscope. Each granule is a functional unit with the biosynthesis and… Expand
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2016
Review
2016
In the human body, glycogen is a branched polymer of glucose stored mainly in the liver and the skeletal muscle that supplies… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
  Studies performed at the beginning of the last century revealed the importance of carbohydrate as a fuel during exercise, and… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a sensor of cellular energy status, and a regulator of energy balance at both the… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Despite decades of studying muscle glycogen in many metabolic situations, surprisingly little is known regarding its regulation… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
In mammals, excess carbohydrate is stored as glycogen and glycogen synthase is the enzyme that incorporates glucose units into… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Although it is often viewed as a homogenous substrate, glycogen is comprised of individual granules or 'glycosomes' that vary in… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Glucose is stored in mammalian tissues in the form of glycogen. Glycogen levels are markedly reduced in liver or muscle cells of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The activation of protein phosphastase-1 (PP1) by insulin plays a critical role in the regulation of glycogen metabolism. PTG is… Expand
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2000
2000
Glycogen-targeting subunits of protein phosphatase-1, such as protein targeting to glycogen (PTG), direct the phosphatase to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
Abstract A fraction containing a protein-glycogen complex was obtained from rabbit muscle by different procedures involving acid… Expand
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