Role of glucose in metabolism, Biology


Maximum part of energy in percentage is obtained by oxidation of glucose.

Energy is released quickly.

In blood .1% glucose (C6H12O6) present.

Normal glucose level of blood is 60-100 mg/ 100ml of blood.

Glucose level is regulated by liver due to -

1. Glycogenesis                                                   2. Glycogenolysis

Excess glucose  →  glycogen     →    glycogen     →  glucose

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