• insulin
  • Therefore, insulin on its own does not create an anabolic environment as it could theoretically "use up" all the readily available amino acids. (mpasupps.com)
  • pathway
  • Proteins from muscle tissue are one of the main reservoirs of amino acids which provide carbon for this gluconeogenic pathway. (mpasupps.com)
  • When the body is in a state of nutrient deficiency, AMPk is the dominant pathway that proceeds which tells the body to break down fatty acids for energy (lipolysis). (mpasupps.com)