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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #74: Regulation of Glucose Metabolism in Liver Part 10 of 11

Glycolysis: Glucose-6-phosphate not used for direct glycogen synthesis can be metabolized in the glycolytic pathway. About half of the glucose taken up by liver during duodenal glucose absorption will undergo glycolysis to pyruvate. The resulting pyruvate can be used for lipogenesis and amino acid synthesis, lactate production, or cycled back to glucose-6-phosphate for indirect glycogen synthesis.

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