TY - CHAP A1 - Cristina Manuela Drăgoi A2 - Andreea Letiţia Arsene A3 - Cristina Elena Dinu-Pîrvu A4 - Ion Bogdan Dumitrescu A5 - Daniela Elena Popa A6 - George T.A. Burcea-Dragomiroiu A7 - Denisa Ioana Udeanu A8 - Olivia Carmen Timnea A9 - Bruno Ștefan Velescu A10 - Alina Crenguţa Nicolae ED1 - Mahmut Caliskan ED2 - I. Halil Kavakli ED3 - Gul Cevahir Oz Y1 - 2017-04-12 PY - 2017 T1 - Melatonin: A Silent Regulator of the Glucose Homeostasis N2 - Carbohydrates are the most abound macromolecules on earth, and they serve different functions within the cell. The purpose of the book is to provide a glimpse into various aspects of carbohydrates by presenting the research of some of the scientists who are engaged in the development of new tools and ideas used to reveal carbohydrate metabolism in health and diseases and as material to mimic the carbohydrate surfaces that take part in molecular recognition, often from very different perspectives. This book covers broad topics in carbohydrate including quality carbohydrates on the prevention and therapy of noncommunicable diseases, lactate, and glycolysis, as biomass in biofuel production, targets for cancer treatment and as biomaterial. BT - Carbohydrate SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/66625 DO - 10.5772/66625 SN - 978-953-51-3070-3 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2018-09-25 ER -