Compartmental analysis of linoleate and palmitate turnover in a murine carcinoma.


We have carried out a balance study in Ehrlich ascites carcinoma in mice to determine whether large amounts of free fatty acids (FFA) could be diverted to an oxidative fate as suggested by earlier workers. At least 90% of the FFA tha turn over in the Ehrlich ascites tumor fluid are incorporated into the cell lipid esters of this carcinoma. Simultaneous with… (More)


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