Plasma glucose concentration

Range after prolonged fasting or extensive muscle activity ~3mM to postprandially ~9mM mM
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Konig M, Bulik S, Holzhütter HG. 2012. Quantifying the contribution of the liver to glucose homeostasis: a detailed kinetic model of human hepatic glucose metabolism. PLOS Computational Biology 8:e1002577. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002577. p.1 left column top paragraphPubMed ID22761565
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Comments "The human plasma glucose is kept in a narrow range between minimum values of ~3 mM after prolonged fasting or extensive muscle activity and maximum values of ~9 mM reached postprandially [primary sources]."
Entered by Uri M
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