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Keyword Glycogen metabolism

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Definition

Protein involved in the biochemical reactions with glycogen, a branched polymer of D-glucose (mostly -(1-4) linked, but with some - (1-6) linked residues at branch points). Glycogen is the major short term storage polymer of animal cells and is particularly abundant in liver and to a lesser extent in muscles.

Synonyms

  • Glycogen metabolic process

Category

Biological process

GOi

glycogen metabolic process [ GO:0005977 ]

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Carbohydrate metabolismBiological processGlycogen metabolism