Brain Glycogen Structure and Its Associated Proteins: Past, Present and Future

M. Kathryn Brewer, Matthew S. Gentry

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17 Scopus citations

Abstract

This chapter reviews the history of glycogen-related research and discusses in detail the structure, regulation, chemical properties and subcellular distribution of glycogen and its associated proteins, with particular focus on these aspects in brain tissue.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Neurobiology
Pages17-81
Number of pages65
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019

Publication series

NameAdvances in Neurobiology
Volume23
ISSN (Print)2190-5215
ISSN (Electronic)2190-5223

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019.

Keywords

  • Amylopectin
  • Glycogen architecture
  • Glycogen structure
  • Glycophagy
  • Lafora disease
  • Polyglucosan
  • Pompe disease
  • Starch

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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