- [ˌglʌɪkə(ʊ)'dʒɛnɪsɪs]noun Biochemistry the formation of glycogen from glucose.
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Glycogenesis — is the process of glycogen synthesis, in which glucose molecules are added to chains of glycogen. This process is activated by insulin in response to high glucose levels, for example after a carbohydrate containing meal. teps* Glucose is… … Wikipedia
glycogenesis — [glī΄kō jen′ə sis] n. [ModL < GLYCOGEN, after GENESIS] the formation of glycogen … English World dictionary
Glycogenesis — Glycogeny Gly*cog e*ny, Glycogenesis Gly co*gen e*sis, n. (Physiol.) The production or formation of sugar from gycogen, as in the liver. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
glycogenesis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1886 the formation and storage of glycogen … New Collegiate Dictionary
glycogenesis — n. [Gr. glykys, sweet; gennaein, to produce] Formation of glycogen from glucose … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
glycogenesis — /gluy keuh jen euh sis/, n. Biochem. the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, esp. glucose. Also, glycogeny /gluy koj euh nee/. [1870 75; GLYCO + GENESIS] * * * … Universalium
glycogenesis — noun The synthesis of glycogen from glucose See Also: glucogenesis, glycogenic, glycogenolysis … Wiktionary
glycogenesis — Formation of glycogen from d glucose by means of glycogen synthase and dextrin dextranase; the first enzyme catalyzes formation of a polyglucose with α 1,4 links from UDPglucose, the second cleaves fragments from one chain and transfers them to… … Medical dictionary
glycogenesis — production of glycogen Causation and Formation … Phrontistery dictionary
glycogenesis — n. formation of glycogen from monosaccharides … English contemporary dictionary