Ming-ta Huang

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The source of free fatty acids (FFA) and the pathways contributing to the accumulation of neutral fats in livers of rats fed a cholesterol-enriched diet were investigated in this report. Supplementation with 1% cholesterol in the diet for four weeks resulted in hepatomegaly in the rats. The contents of cholesterol and triacylglycerols (TG) per gram liver(More)
The aim of this study is to determine how hepatic uptake of free fatty acids (FFA) and release of ketone bodies (KB) in vivo are influenced by plasma concentration of FFA. Anesthetized fasted rats were cannulated (aorta, portal vein, hepatic vein and inferior vena cava) and were intravenously injected with heparin (1000 U x kg(-1) body weight) or infused(More)
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