Exercise: Effects on Hexokinase Activity in Red and White Skeletal Muscle

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Science  12 Apr 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3824, pp. 200-201
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3824.200


Single bouts of exercise increase hexokinase activity in red and white skeletal muscle of guinea pigs. Multiple bouts of exercise cause two-fold increases. In contrast to other enzymes associated with glycolysis, hexokinase activity is higher in red than in white skeletal muscle.