Where is glycogen made and used?
Liver glycogen is to provide glucose between meals
Muscle glucose is for providing the brain with glucose
Why is glucose trapped in the muscle once it's entered?
Muscles lack glycogen phosphatase
Muscles lack GLUT3 transporters
Muscles lack glucose-6-phosphatase
Where is more glycogen stored?
LPL is an insulin dependent enzyme
LPL breaks down TAGs to remove the F.A's and leave glycerol