Effects of prolonged incubation of isolated fat cells on their response to hormones stimulating lipolysis and glucose metabolism.


1. The metabolism of isolated fat cells from parametrial adipose tissue of starved normal rats was studied during 8hr. incubation. 2. There was a three- to eight-fold increase in conversion of glucose into carbon dioxide, fatty acids and glycerol during the fourth to eighth hours of incubation in 4% albumin buffer over that seen during the first 4hr. of… (More)


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