Madeline Travers

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The factors and mechanisms responsible for the reciprocal changes in lipogenesis in rat mammary gland and adipose tissue during the lactation cycle have been investigated. Lactation decreased the(More)
The transport of L-leucine by two human breast cancer cell lines has been examined. L-leucine uptake by MDA-MB-231 and MCF-7 cells was via a BCH-sensitive, Na+ -independent pathway. L-leucine uptake(More)
Acetyl-CoA carboxylase-alpha (ACC-alpha) plays a central role in co-ordinating de novo fatty acid synthesis in animal tissues. We have characterized the regulatory region of the ovine ACC-alpha gene.(More)