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4: Carbohydrate Synthesis

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    6012
  • Thumbnail: During gluconeogenesis, pyruvate carboxylase is involved in the synthesis of phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) from pyruvate. The resultant PEP is than transported out of the mitochondria via the Citric acid cycle carrier system, and converted into glucose by cytosolic gluconeogenic enzymes