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gly·co·gen
[glahy-kuh-juhn, -jen]
NOUN [BIOCHEMISTRY.]
1.
a white, tasteless polysaccharide, (C6H10O5)n, molecularly similar to starch, constituting the principal carbohydrate storage material in animals and occurring chiefly in the liver, in muscle, and in fungi and yeasts.
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Glycogen - Wikipedia

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Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in humans, animals and fungi. The polysaccharide structure ...

Muscle glycogen synthesis before and after exercise. - NCBI

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With the advent of the muscle biopsy needle in the 1960s, it was determined that the major source of carbohydrate during exercise was the muscle glycogen ...

Glycogen Metabolism - Biochemistry - NCBI Bookshelf

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Glycogen is a readily mobilized storage form of glucose. It is a very large, branched polymer of glucose residues (Figure 21.1) that can be broken down to yield ...

Definition: Glycogen - KidsHealth

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Glycogen. The body breaks down most carbohydrates from the foods we eat and converts them to a type of sugar called glucose. Glucose is the main source of ...

Glycogen - Science Daily

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Glycogen is a polysaccharide that is the principal storage form of glucose (Glc) in animal and human cells. Glycogen is found in the form of granules in the ...

Post Workout Basics - Optimizing Glycogen! - Bodybuilding.com

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When you workout, you deplete muscle glycogen. This primary fuel source needs to be increased after a workout to feed your muscles. Learn more!

What is the function of glycogen? | Reference.com

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Glycogen is a polysaccharide that is the storage form of glucose in the human body. Glucose is an important biomolecule that provides energy to cells ...

Glycogen and Diabetes - Role, Storage, Release & Exercise

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Glycogen is a stored form of glucose. It is a large multi-branched polymer of glucose which is accumulated in response to insulin and broken down into glucose ...