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Glyceride biosynthesis, glyceride breakdown and glycogen breakdown in adipose tissue: mechanisms and regulation

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Martha Vaughan,
  2. Daniel Steinberg

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050124

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Vaughan, M. and Steinberg, D. 2011. Glyceride biosynthesis, glyceride breakdown and glycogen breakdown in adipose tissue: mechanisms and regulation. Comprehensive Physiology. 239–251.

Author Information

  1. National Heart Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    I. Triglyceride Breakdown
    • 1.1
      A. Lipoprotein Lipase Activity
    • 1.2
      B. Hormone-Sensitive Lipase Activity
    • 1.3
      C. Mono- and Diglyceride Lipase Activities
    • 1.4
      D. Effect of Hormones on Lipase Activity
  • 2
    II. Triglyceride Synthesis
    • 2.1
      A. Biosynthetic Pathway and Related Enzymatic Reactions
    • 2.2
      B. Regulation of Rate of Triglyceride Synthesis
  • 3
    III. Glycogen Breakdown
    • 3.1
      A. Assay of Phosphorylase Activity
    • 3.2
      B. Effect of Hormones on Phosphorylase Activity
    • 3.3
      C. Mechanism of Action of Hormones on Phosphorylase Activity