Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor Alpha Coordinates Intermediary Metabolism During Fasting
In response to repeated and long-lasting food shortages during evolution, humans have evolved with an intricate metabolic control system that allows them to survive prolonged period of food deprivation. One hallmark of this adaptive system is the ability to store large amounts of energy in the form of fat in times of plenty and mobilize this energy under conditions of food shortage such as fasting.
KeywordsGlycerol Urea Carbohydrate Lactate Ketone
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