Increased hepatic glycogen synthetase and decreased phosphorylase in trained rats
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Rats were either physically trained by a 12 wk swimming program or were freely eating or weight matched, sedentary controls. Trained rats had a higher relative liver weight and total hepatic glycogen synthetase (EC 22.214.171.124) activity and a lower phosphorylase (EC 126.96.36.199) activity than the other groups of rats. These changes may partly explain the demonstrated training-induced increase in glucose tolerance. None of the findings could be ascribed to differences in foold intake or body weight.
|Tidsskrift||Acta Physiologica Scandinavica|
|Status||Udgivet - 1979|