The Production Of Glycogen

One of the most important metabolic destinies for glucose in the liver is the production of glycogen . Glycogen is a storage molecule, produced to stock up on the energy contained in glucose that you just ate, so that it is available later, when you haven’t got any glucose to …

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Living Brains

A further challenge to the amyloid hypothesis came with the development of neuroimaging methods which could ‘see’ amyloid plaques in living brains. If too much amyloid-beta is the cause of dementia, you might intuit that more amyloid deposits would mean worse cognition. Yet it soon became apparent that some people …

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