Differential transport of cholesterol and oleic acid in lymph lipoproteins: sex differences in puromycin sensitivity.


Adult rats of both sexes were prepared with indwelling drainage catheters in the left thoracic lymphatic duct, and with duodenal infusion catheters. Control and puromycin-treated animals were administered an aqueous test emulsion containing [7alpha-(3)H]cholesterol and [1-(14)C]oleic acid, followed two hours later, by a tracer dose of [1-(14)C]-leucine… (More)

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