Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 10th, 2006
"Several studies have shown impairment of neutrophil function, a disorder that contributes to the high incidence of infections in diabetes. Since glucose and glutamine play a key role in neutrophil function, we investigated their metabolism in neutrophils obtained from the peritoneal cavity of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats," scientists in Brazil report.
T.C. Alba-Loureiro and colleagues working with the University Sao Paulo described, "The activities of hexokinase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDH), phosphofructokinase (PFK), citrate synthase,...
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