Module 6: Figure glycogen scaffold



The scaffolding function of glycogen.

Glycogen acts to bring together a number of signalling components, such as AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), glycogen phosphorylase, glycogen synthase, glycogenin, protein targeting to glycogen (PTG) and protein phosphatase 1 (PP1). Reproduced from Curr. Biol., volume 13, Polekhina, G., Gupta, A., Michell, B.J., van Denderen, B., Murthy, S., Feil, S.S.C., Jennings, I.G., Campbell, D.J., Witters, L.A., Parker, M.W., Kemp, B.E. and Stapleton, D., AMPKβ subunit targets metabolic stress sensing to glycogen, pp. 867–871. Copyright (2003), with permission from Elsevier; see Polekhina et al. (2003).