Glucose Generation

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Year 2 (Gluconeogenesis) Flashcards on Glucose Generation, created by gina_evans0312 on 30/03/2014.

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Glucose is generated from Lactate, glycerol and amino acid skeletons
Location of Gluconeogenesis Liver and Kidneys
Role Maintain blood glucose in starvation (essential for brain to function)
Committed Steps Reversing glycolytic committed steps (i.e Glu-6-Pase)
Reversing Pyruvate Kinase Pyruvate Carboxylase & Phosphoenoyl Pyruvate Carboxylase (PEP)
Control of Gluconeogenesis Phosphorylation and FA/Acetyl CoA mobilisation
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