Physiological Roles of Ketone Bodies as Substrates and Signals in Mammalian Tissues

Physiol Rev. 1980 Jan;60(1):143-87. doi: 10.1152/physrev.1980.60.1.143.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adipose Tissue / metabolism
  • Alanine / metabolism
  • Animals
  • Biological Transport
  • Brain / metabolism
  • Diabetes Mellitus / metabolism
  • Dogs
  • Fatty Acids, Nonesterified / metabolism
  • Fetus / metabolism
  • Glucose / metabolism
  • Glycogen / metabolism
  • Goats / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Ketone Bodies / blood
  • Ketone Bodies / metabolism*
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Liver / metabolism
  • Lung / metabolism
  • Muscles / metabolism
  • Myocardium / metabolism
  • Rats
  • Starvation / metabolism
  • Tissue Distribution

Substances

  • Fatty Acids, Nonesterified
  • Ketone Bodies
  • Glycogen
  • Glucose
  • Alanine