Glucose is a monosaccheride which is build up by plants during photosynthesis.

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What is the substrate for glycogenesis?

In glycogenesis (i.e. the synthesis of glycogen), are sugar phosphates the direct substrates for glycogen polymerization? I would certainly think so since glucose is phosphorylated and then stuck onto ...
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Opening and Closing of stomata

Which is the more accepted theory for the opening and Closing of stomata : the sugar concentration theory or the k+ ion theory ?
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anabolism in plants

The question is as following: Which substance has the greatest contribution to the anabolism of glucose in plants. A- Oxygen (O2). B- Water (H2O). C- carbon dioxide (CO2). The official answer given ...
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Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes?

Glucose transporters GLUT1, GLUT2, are always present in hepatocytes membrane and GLUT3 on brain cells but the glucose transporters for skeletal muscles, cardiac cells and adipose tissue are not ...
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Electrically facilitated active transport across a membrane

I'm trying to go back to school to do a PhD in control theory, specifically concerned with control of glucose. The glucose system can be controlled using two chemicals: insulin and glucagon. I was ...