A lipid mobilizing factor in serum of tumor-bearing mice

@article{Kitada1980ALM,
  title={A lipid mobilizing factor in serum of tumor-bearing mice},
  author={Shinichi Kitada and Esther F. Hays and James F. Mead},
  journal={Lipids},
  year={1980},
  volume={15},
  pages={168-174}
}
There is considerable evidence that the growing tumor requires a source of unsaturated fatty acids, but the nature of this source and the mechanism of mobilizing the fatty acids from it are obscure. These experiments make use of AKR mice with implanted adipose tisue labeled with 1-14C linoleic acid. With this experimental animal, it has been found that: (a) in the normal, fed mouse, fat is mobilized slowly and appears largely as respiratory CO2, following oxidation, (b) in the normal, fasted… CONTINUE READING

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