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Glycogen from bovine liver

Type IX

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1, 5, 10, 25 g in poly bottle

Preparation Note

Prepared by a modification of the procedure of Bell, et al., Biochem. J., 28, 882 (1934).

Application

Glycogen from bovine liver may be used in carbohydrate storage and metabolism research and to study various enzymes such as alpha-glucosidase(s) (GAA) and glycogen phosphorylase(s) (GPase). Glycogen may be used as a substrate to identify and characterize its metabolizing enzymes.

General description

Glycogen is a branched polymer of glucose synthesized by animal cells for energy storage and release. It is constructed of predominantly α1→4 glycosidic bonds with branches created through α1→6 glycosidic bonds.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

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Insulin Signaling and Energy Homeostasis

Glucose metabolism is regulated by the opposing actions of insulin and glucagon. Insulin is released from pancreatic ß cells in response to high blood glucose levels and regulates glucose metabolism ...
Linda Stephenson, Ph.D.
Biofiles v6 n4, 2011
Keywords: Apoptosis, Biological processes, Carboxylations, Catalog, Diabetes, Gene expression, Gluconeogenesis, Glycolysis, Hormones, Metabolism, Metabolites, Transcription, Transduction, Type

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