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Effect of thyroid status and cold stress on tyrosine hydroxylase activity in adrenal gland and brown adipose tissue.
Abstract A tyrosine hydroxylase activity (THa) of 1.4 nanomoles DOPA formed per hour per mg of protein has been found in brown adipose tissue homogenate; a value of 30.3 nanomoles was found in theExpand
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Modulation of UDPglucuronosyltransferase activity in rats by dietary lipids.
Male Wistar rats were fed for 40 d a purified diet whose lipid source (60 g/kg diet) was coconut, peanut, corn or fish (herring) oil. A low lipid (lipid-deficient) diet (corn oil, 2 g/kg diet) wasExpand
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Liver microsome phospholipids and cytochrome P.450 concentration in phenobarbital treated rats fed on different diets.
Liver microsomal concentration of cytochrome P.450 is increased in animals which are fed diets rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids. On the other hand, the effects of phenobarbital are more importantExpand
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Differential action of thyroid hormones and chemically related compounds on the activity of UDP-glucuronosyltransferases and cytochrome P-450 isozymes in rat liver.
The effect of thyroid hormones and chemically related compounds, on the activity of UDP-glucuronosyltransferases (EC and cytochrome P-450-dependent monooxygenases in rat liver microsomesExpand
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Role of thyroid state on induction by ciprofibrate of laurate hydroxylase and peroxisomal enzymes in rat liver microsomes.
The effects of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism upon liver microsomal omega-laurate hydroxylase activity (cytochrome P450 IV A1-dependent), peroxisome proliferation marker enzyme activities andExpand
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Summary— The inductive effects of fenofibrate (FF) and phenobarbital (PB) were investigated in male Wistar rats. FF treatment produced an inductive effect on liver weight, cytochrome P450 content,Expand
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Effects of simvastatin, a lipoprotein-lowering drug, on the hepatic enzymes involved in drug metabolism in the Wistar rat.
1. Simvastatin, a competitive inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methyl glutaryl CoA reductase, lowers the plasma cholesterol level and has been approved for treatment of hyperlipoproteinaemia. 2. SimvastatinExpand
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Comparative and simultaneous effects of simvastatin and ciprofibrate on plasma lipid parameters and upon hepatic drug metabolizing and peroxisome proliferation marker enzymes in the male Wistar rat.
The effects of an associated treatment with Ciprofibrate and Simvastatin upon plasma lipid parameters, liver Mixed Function Oxidases enzymes and peroxisomal markers have been studied in male WistarExpand
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