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THE EFFECT OF CONTRACTILE ACTIVITY AND SUBSTRATE CHALLENGES ON METABOLIC FLEXIBILITY IN HUMAN PRIMARY MYOTUBES
(East Carolina University, 2013)
The skeletal muscle of severely obese individuals (BMI > 40 kg/m²) is characterized by a depressed ability to oxidize fatty acids and a failure to upregulate fatty acid oxidation (FAO) in response to increased lipid ...
NOVEL MECHANISMS GOVERNING SKELETAL MUSCLE MITOCHONDRIAL BIOENERGETICS : OXPHOS EFFICIENCY AND cAMP/PKA SIGNALING
(East Carolina University, 2014)
Understanding the regulation of cellular metabolism is paramount to treating the growing prevalence of metabolic disease worldwide. In cellular metabolism, mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) plays a key role ...