glucose formation in animals from a noncarbohydrate source, as from proteins or fats.
Origin of gluconeogenesis
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biochem the sequence of metabolic reactions by which glucose is synthesized, esp in the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids, pyruvic acid, or glycerolAlso called: glyconeogenesis
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The formation of glucose, especially by the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids.glyconeogenesis
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