Gluconeogenesis, Biology

Gluconeogenesis:  When  diet is deficient  incarbohydrates. Glucose  or glycogen is formed from noncarbohydrate compounds principally from certain amino acids  and the glycerol of triglycerides. This  is called  gluconeogenesis. It also  occur  mainly in the living organism. Its  importance lies more  in the fact  that certain  vital parts  of body  such  as  muscles, nervous  tissue, RBC lactating  mammary glands,etc. Hormones  promote, but insulin  inhibits  gluconeogensis.

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