anaplerosis


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anaplerosis

(ˌænəpliːˈrəʊsɪs)
n
the filling up of a scar, wound, etc which has decayed or been destroyed
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Aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator/hypoxia-inducible factor-1[beta] plays a critical role in maintaining glucose-stimulated anaplerosis and insulin release from pancreatic [beta]-cells.
Glutamine supplementation promotes anaplerosis but not oxidative energy delivery in human skeletal muscle.