Effect of unilateral ureteral obstruction on metabolism of renal lipids in the rat.


The metabolism of lipids in the cortex and inner medulla of control and experimental kidneys of rats with unilateral ureteral obstruction (UUO) was studied in vitro. A marked increase in the tissue triglyceride content was noted after 24 h of obstruction in the experimental kidney compared with the contralateral kidney of rats with UUO and normal kidneys… (More)