Definition of Glycogenesis

1. Noun. The formation in animals of glycogen from glucose.

2. Noun. The conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand.
Generic synonyms: Changeover, Conversion, Transition

Definition of Glycogenesis

1. Noun. (biochemistry) The synthesis of glycogen from glucose ¹

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Definition of Glycogenesis

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Medical Definition of Glycogenesis

1. The formation of glycogen from food. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycogenesis

glycogen phosphorylase
glycogen storage disease
glycogen storage disease type I
glycogen storage disease type II
glycogen storage disease type III
glycogen storage disease type IV
glycogen storage disease type V
glycogen storage disease type VI
glycogen storage disease type VIII
glycogen synthase
glycogen synthase-d phosphatase
glycogen synthetase
glycogenesis (current term)
glycogenic acanthosis

Literary usage of Glycogenesis

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"The following Papers were read :— I. "On Hepatic glycogenesis. ... glycogenesis is here used in its original sense as indicating the whole process of sugar ..."

2. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1874)
"... and of different kinds of food on glycogenesis—Influence of the nervous system, ete., on glycogenesis—Artificial diabetes—Influence of the inhalation of ..."

3. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1874)
"... function—Production of sugar in foetal life—Influence of digestion and of different kinds of food on glycogenesis—Influence of the nervous system, etc., ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1859)
"ON glycogenesis. By DR. JOHN SLOANE, House Surgeon to the Leicester Infirmary. ... [The following important facts regarding what is called glycogenesis, ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1895)
"His volume will be eagerly read as the latest contribution to the very vexed question of liver glycogenesis and diabetes mellitus. ..."

6. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1860)
"... Bernard regarding glycogenesis, and makes numerous practical suggestions not contained in the original paper or the former edition of this little work, ..."

7. An Introduction to Human Physiology by Augustus Désiré Waller (1896)
"glycogenesis The great importance of the glycogenic function of the liver is owing partly to the considerations just alluded to, partly to the fact that ..."

8. A Text Book of Physiology by John Gray McKendrick (1889)
"glycogenesis. The phenomena of nutrition are intimately related with the formation by the liver of a substance called glycogen, and with the changes which ..."

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