glucogenic

adjective

glu·​co·​gen·​ic -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce glucogenic (audio)
: tending to produce a pyruvate residue in metabolism which undergoes conversion to a carbohydrate (as glucose) and is eventually stored as a complex carbohydrate (as glycogen)
glucogenic amino acids

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“Glucogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glucogenic. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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