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Behemoth
12-07-2003, 05:43 PM
What type of glycogen does lactose primarily replenish?

bradley
12-08-2003, 02:20 AM
Lactose will be broken down into glucose and galactose, and the galactose will preferentially refill liver glycogen.

Behemoth
12-08-2003, 01:32 PM
And glucose primarily refill what? Muscle?

How much gets broken down into galactose and how much glucose?

bradley
12-08-2003, 01:50 PM
And glucose primarily refill what? Muscle?

Glucose can refill both muscle and liver glycogen.



How much gets broken down into galactose and how much glucose?

I am not sure on the exact percentage, but I would imagine 50/50, as is the case with most disaccharides.

Behemoth
12-08-2003, 02:22 PM
[QUOTE=bradley]Glucose can refill both muscle and liver glycogen.
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Key word being primarily. :)

bradley
12-08-2003, 03:29 PM
[QUOTE=bradley]Glucose can refill both muscle and liver glycogen.
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Key word being primarily. :)

Glucose will primarily pass through the liver and be used to refill muscle glycogen.

Behemoth
12-08-2003, 04:03 PM
thanks :thumbup: