Session 18: Carbohydrate Biosynthesis I: Glycogen Synthesis

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Lecture Topics

  • Glycogen Structure
  • Glycogen Synthesis


  • Chapter 16: Glycogen Metabolism and Gluconeogenesis
    • Glycogen Synthesis
    • Control of Glycogen Metabolism
    • Gluconeogenesis

Lecture Video: Carbohydrate Biosynthesis I: Glycogen Synthesis

This first of two videos on carbohydrate biosynthesis focuses on glycogen synthesis, also called glycogenesis. Professor Essigmann describes the pathway by which we form glycogen -- the form of glucose that is readily available for energy production.

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