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Regulation of Glycogen Metabolism

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, The Endocrine Pancreas and Regulation of Metabolism

  1. Peter J. Roach,
  2. Alexander V. Skurat,
  3. Robert A. Harris

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070219

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Roach, P. J., Skurat, A. V. and Harris, R. A. 2011. Regulation of Glycogen Metabolism. Comprehensive Physiology. 609–647.

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Glycogen
    • 1.1
      Structure
    • 1.2
      Function
  • 2
    Pathways of Glycogen Metabolism
    • 2.1
      Overview
    • 2.2
      Glycogen Biosynthesis
    • 2.3
      Glycogen Synthase and Branching Enzyme
    • 2.4
      Glycogenolysis and Debranching Enzyme
    • 2.5
      Glycogen Particles and Physical Interactions among Glycogen-Metabolizing Proteins
  • 3
    Hormonal Regulation of Glycogen Synthesis in Muscle
    • 3.1
      Insulin
    • 3.2
      Mechanisms of Insulin Action
    • 3.3
      Epinephrine
  • 4
    Regulation of Glycogen Metabolism in Liver
    • 4.1
      Overview
    • 4.2
      Two Pathways of Glycogen Synthesis in Liver
    • 4.3
      Glucose Transport Is Not Regulated in Liver
    • 4.4
      Regulation of Glucokinase Activity
    • 4.5
      Regulation of Glycogen Synthase Activity
    • 4.6
      Regulation of Glucose-6-Phosphatase Activity
    • 4.7
      Regulation of Glycogen Phosphorylase Activity
  • 5
    Conclusion