Effect of a long-term percutaneous adrenal steroid treatment on rat adipose tissue metabolism

OBJECTIVE: To examine some cellular mechanisms which regulate adipose cell metabolism in ovariectomized (OVX) and intact rats subjected or not to dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA).DESIGN: Rats were assigned to one of four treatment groups for 27 weeks. The main effects tested were castration (−or+) and DHEA treatment (−or+) which consisted of a single daily… CONTINUE READING