The Glucose-Alanine Cycle

Metabolism. 1973 Feb;22(2):179-207. doi: 10.1016/0026-0495(73)90269-2.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alanine / metabolism*
  • Amino Acids / blood
  • Diabetes Mellitus / metabolism
  • Female
  • Glucagon / metabolism
  • Glucocorticoids / pharmacology
  • Gluconeogenesis*
  • Glucose / metabolism
  • Glutamates / metabolism
  • Glutamine / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Insulin / pharmacology
  • Liver / metabolism
  • Male
  • Nitrogen / metabolism
  • Physical Exertion
  • Pregnancy
  • Pyruvates / metabolism
  • Starvation / metabolism

Substances

  • Amino Acids
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Glutamates
  • Insulin
  • Pyruvates
  • Glutamine
  • Glucagon
  • Glucose
  • Nitrogen
  • Alanine