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Figure 5 | Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology

Figure 5

From: Uterine biology in pigs and sheep

Figure 5

The hexosamine pathway allows for both glucose and fructose to be metabolized to glucosamine-6-phosphate that lead to activation of the MTOR cell signaling pathway, as well as synthesis of glycosaminoglycans such as hyaluronic acid, that are critical to growth and development of the conceptus.

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