Jan 1, 1976

Effects of adrenalectomy and glucocorticoid therapy on enzyme activities in mammary and adipose tissues from lactating rats

Journal of Dairy Science
T Plucinski, R L Baldwin


Several mammary and adipose enzymes were measured in normal, adrenal-ectomized, adrenalectomized cortisol-treated, and intake-restricted lactating rats. Acetyl-CoA carboxylase, lipoprotein lipase, and triglyceride synthetase complex activities in mammary tissue were unchanged by intake restriction, decreased by adrenalectomy, and increased by glucocorticoid-replacement therapy. Malic dehydrogenase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, and lipoprotein lipase activities in adipose were unchanged after adrenalectomy.

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Fat Pad
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Enzymes, antithrombotic
Mammary Gland
LPL gene
Malate Dehydrogenase
Coenzyme A Ligases
Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase
Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase
Lactation, Prolonged

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