Glycogen Storage in Human Skeletal Muscle

  • E. Hultman
  • J. Bergström
  • A. E. Roch-Norlund
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 11)

Abstract

Direct determinations of the glycogen content in skeletal muscle have been performed in numerous animal experiments and detailed studies of the biochemical events in synthesis and breakdown of glycogen in muscle tissue have been performed for many years. Both the intermediate metabolism and the enzyme systems are relatively well established to-day.

Keywords

Magnesium Carbohydrate Adenosine Trypsin Fructose 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Hultman
    • 1
  • J. Bergström
    • 1
  • A. E. Roch-Norlund
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical ChemistryS:t Eriks SjukhusStockholmSweden

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