F. D. W. LUKENS
During the past two years observations on the behavior of muscle glycogen have been made by Dr. C. N. H. Long and the author1 at the University of Pennsylvania. The breakdown and recovery of muscle glycogen, following exercise, in normal and depancreatized animals has been directly studied and certain aspects of the formation of glycogen in the absence of insulin have been analyzed. These results will be briefly outlined and their relation to our present concepts of the mechanism of glycogen regulation in diabetes will be considered.
Since muscle glycogen comprises the largest amount of carbohydrate stored in the body,
LUKENS FDW. GLYCOGEN FORMATION IN DIABETES1. Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:727–733. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-6-727
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(6):727-733.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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