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Hormonal Control of Metabolism

  • I. Chester-Jones
  • P. M. Ingleton
  • J. G. Phillips

Abstract

Vertebrates derive energy from the chemical compounds in food with minor aid from the sun or solar-heated surfaces (Figure 1). The compounds may be used for immediate metabolism, stored, or excreted. This chapter gives the basic vertebrate metabolic pathways and the hormonal influences.

Keywords

Thyroid Hormone Muscle Glycogen Glycolytic Pathway Endocrine Factor Citric Acid Cycle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Chester-Jones
    • 1
  • P. M. Ingleton
    • 1
  • J. G. Phillips
    • 2
  1. 1.Sheffield UniversitySheffieldUK
  2. 2.Loughborough University of TechnologyLoughboroughUK

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