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What does PCK stand for?

PCK stands for Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxykinase

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Different physiological parameters (plasma glucose and insulin levels, lipoproteins-cholesterol levels, phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK), 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (HMG CoA reductase) and isolated aorta relaxation of both species were measured and compared.
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK), the rate-limiting enzyme in gluconeogenesis, is present in the foetus, but its activity increases markedly after birth, probably as a result of the decrease in the insulin/glucagon ratio (13).