Definition of Glycogenolysis

1. Noun. (biochemistry) The production of glucose-1-phosphate by splitting a glucose monomer from glycogen using inorganic phosphate ¹



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Definition of Glycogenolysis

1. [n -LYSES]

Medical Definition of Glycogenolysis

1. The breaking down, or catabolism, of the polysaccharide glycogen into molecules of the sugar glucose and molecules of glucose 1-phosphate within the body by enzymes. The enzymes are controlled by nerve impulses and hormones. Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycogenolysis

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
glycogenase
glycogeneses
glycogenesis
glycogenetic
glycogenic
glycogenic acanthosis
glycogenolyses
glycogenolysis (current term)
glycogenolytic
glycogenosis
glycogens
glycogeusia
glycoglycerolipid
glycoglycerolipids
glycoglycinuria
glycohydrolase
glycohydrolases
glycohydrolysis
glycohydrolytic
glycoinositolphospholipid
glycoinositolphospholipids
glycol

Literary usage of Glycogenolysis

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1. Transactions by American Gastroenterological Association (1908)
"When the mean arterial bloodpressure is greatly lowered by the operation, then the hepatic artery blood-supply is insufficient to prevent a glycogenolysis ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Society of Biological Chemists by American Society of Biological Chemists (1907)
"The rate of post mortem glycogenolysis was studied in two ways: A—By leaving the ... By the first method, it was found that glycogenolysis is quite slow ..."

3. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1915)
"It deserves serious consideration, for it has been shown that very little postmortem glycogenolysis occurs in the intact liver of frogs in winter—even ..."

4. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"Whether the loss of the internal secretion of the pancreas affects the stage of glycogenolysis or the stage of glycolysis is perhaps an open question. ..."

5. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"Lymph also contains a diastase, but there is evidence that the post-mortem glycogenolysis is chiefly due to an enzyme contained in the hepatic culls (an ..."

6. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"It results from multiple mechanisms including the cu-adrenergic inhibition of insulin secretion, p-adrenergic stimulation of hepatic glycogenolysis and ..."

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