[gloo-koh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌglu koʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
the production of glucose by the decomposition of glycogen or from any nonglucose precursor.
glucogenesis glu·co·gen·e·sis (glōō’kō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
The formation of glucose through the breakdown of glycogen.
[gloo-koh-kahy-neys, -neyz] /ˌglu koʊˈkaɪ neɪs, -neɪz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an enzyme, found in all living systems, that serves to catalyze the phosphorylation of . glucokinase glu·co·ki·nase (glōō’kō-kī’nās’, -nāz’, kĭn’ās’, -āz’) n. A liver enzyme that uses ATP to catalyze the phosphorylation of glucose to glucose-6-phosphate during glycogenesis.
glucokinetic glu·co·ki·net·ic (glōō’kō-kə-nět’ĭk, -kī-) adj. Having the ability to activate glucose, especially by breaking down stored glycogen so as to increase glucose concentrations in the blood.
glucolipid glu·co·lip·id (glōō’kō-lĭp’ĭd, -lī’pĭd) n. Any of various glycolipids that contain glucose.
[gloo-koh-nee-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌglu koʊˌni əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. glucose formation in animals from a noncarbohydrate source, as from proteins or fats. /ˌɡluːkəʊˌniːəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. (biochem) the sequence of metabolic reactions by which glucose is synthesized, esp in the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids, pyruvic acid, or glycerol Also called glyconeogenesis gluconeogenesis […]