What is needed to keep glucose in the muscle cell?
•Glucose is necessary for the body to make the energy to do life processes. The glucose present in the food transported into the blood via villi present in the small intestine.
•This glucose present in the blood uptake by the muscles with the help of hormone insulin, secreted by the pancreas.
•Insulin binds to the receptors present in the muscles and increase the uptake of glucose. This glucose stored in the form of glycogen or fat. Whenever required it gets converted into ATP.
•Glucose-6-phosphatase is the enzyme that requires to pass the glucose back into the blood. But muscle cells lack this enzyme due to which their reserve cannot be pass to other cells and only available for their internal use.
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