By Sareen S. Gropper, Jack L. Smith, Timothy P. Carr
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Epinephrine becomes attached to its receptor protein on the fibroblast, thereby activating the receptor and causing it to stimulate the G protein and adenyl cyclase, which catalyzes the formation of cAMP from ATP. Then cAMP initiates a series of enzyme phosphorylation modifications, as described earlier in this section, which result in the phosphorolysis of glycogen to glucose 1-phosphate for use by the fibroblast. 11). Insulin allows diffusion of glucose into the cell by increasing the number of glucose receptors in the cell membrane, which in turn promote diffusion of glucose by its transport protein.
A transport protein with two binding sites binds both Na+ and glucose. The attachment of Na+ to the carrier increases the transport protein’s affinity for glucose. Sodium, because it is moving down a concentration gradient created by energy released through Na+/K+ adenosine triphosphatase (ATPase), is able to carry along with it glucose that is moving up a concentration gradient. When Na+ is released inside the cell, the carrier’s affinity for glucose is decreased, and glucose also can be released into the cell.
Lysosomal phagocytosis protects against invading bacteria and is part of the normal repair process following a wound or an infection. A second catabolic activity of lysosomes is autolysis, in which intracellular components, including organelles, are digested following degeneration or cellular injury. Autolysis also can serve as a survival mechanism for the cell as a whole. Digesting dispensable intracellular components can provide the cell with nutrients necessary to fuel functions essential to life.
Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism by Sareen S. Gropper, Jack L. Smith, Timothy P. Carr