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Muscle Glycogen Synthesis after Exercise : an Enhancing Factor localized to the Muscle Cells in Man

Nature volume 210, pages 309310 (16 April 1966) | Download Citation

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IT is well known that glycogen is utilized during muscular work, but there is very little information available about the resynthesis of glycogen after exhaustive exercise. Goldstein1 has shown that a humoral factor, which decreases the blood glucose concentration, is released during exercise. Furthermore, it is known that the insulin requirement decreases in diabetic subjects during exercise.

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  1. Clinical Laboratory, St. Erik's Hospital, Stockholm.

    • JONAS BERGSTRÖM
    •  & ERIC HULTMAN

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