Concerted Regulation of Glycogen Metabolism and Muscle Contraction

  • E. H. Fischer
  • J.-U. Becker
  • H. E. Blum
  • B. Byers
  • C. Heizmann
  • G. W. Kerrick
  • P. Lehky
  • D. A. Malencik
  • S. Pocinwong
Part of the 26. Colloquium der Gesellschaft für Biologische Chemie 10.–12. April 1975 in Mosbach/Baden book series (MOSBACH, volume 26)


Whenever a muscle contracts, glycogen immediately breaks down to provide the energy necessary to maintain contraction. We propose to discuss here how these two physiological processes can be simultaneously triggered and regulated. Also, since we have been wondering how such very complex reactions originally arose and evolved with time, we have been looking at certain evolutionary aspects of these control mechanisms


Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Limited Proteolysis Rabbit Muscle Phosphorylase Kinase Covalent Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. H. Fischer
  • J.-U. Becker
  • H. E. Blum
  • B. Byers
  • C. Heizmann
  • G. W. Kerrick
  • P. Lehky
  • D. A. Malencik
  • S. Pocinwong

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