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What does PCK stand for?

PCK stands for Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxykinase

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In addition, 5/7 PPAR signaling genes (solute carrier family 27 (fatty acid transporter), member 6 (SLC27A6), carnitine palmitoyltransferase 2 (CPT2), SORBS1, phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase 1 (PCK1) and SLC27A1) and 4 adipocytokine signaling pathway genes (OB, PRKAG2, PCK1, and PPARGC1A) were upregulated in the H group, which are significant to the development of marbling.
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).