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Chapter 8

Recent Developments in the use of Stable Isotope Carbohydrate Tracers for the Study of Human Health

The study of human hepatic carbohydrate metabolism using stable isotope carbohydrate tracers has provided fundamental insights into the physiology of human nutrition and the pathophysiology of major diseases including diabetes, hyperthyroidism and cancer. The liver is a key organ in the regulation o...
Print publication date: 12 Dec 2011
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-154-6
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-276-5
From the book series:
SPR - Carbohydrate Chemistry