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Ketosis

Ketosis

(Science: biochemistry) metabolic production of abnormal amounts of ketones. A consequence of diabetes melittus.


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Gluconeogenesis

... pathway leading from pyruvate to glucose-6-phosphate requires 4 molecules of ATP and 2 molecules of GTP. Gluconeogenesis is often associated with ketosis. Gluconeogenesis is also a target of therapy for type II diabetes, such as metformin, which inhibits glucose formation and stimulates glucose ...

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Thu May 30, 2013 5:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
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