Search for dissertations about: "glycogen storage disease type 0"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words glycogen storage disease type 0.

  1. 1. Human glycogen synthase genes. Role in insulin resistance and hypoglycaemia

    University dissertation from Department of Endocrinology, Wallenberg laboratory, Malmö University Hospital

    Author : Marju Orho-Melander; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mutation; GYS2; GYS1; glycogen synthase; glycogen; insulin resistance; hypoglycaemia; liver glycogen synthase deficiency; glycogen storage disease type 0; Type 2 diabetes; metabolic syndrome; expression; chromosome 19; 19q13.3; Endocrinology; secreting systems; diabetology; Endokrinologi; sekretion; diabetologi;

    Abstract : Effective insulin-stimulated storage of excess glucose after a meal, and its rapid mobilisation in the fasting state provide basis of glucose homeostasis. Glycogen is the macromolecular storage form of glucose and glycogen synthase (GS) is the rate-limiting enzyme in glycogen synthesis. Skeletal muscle and liver are the major depots of glycogen. READ MORE