Influence of hypothyroidism on the lipolytic activity of norepinephrine in the newborn lamb.

@article{Wrutniak1986InfluenceOH,
  title={Influence of hypothyroidism on the lipolytic activity of norepinephrine in the newborn lamb.},
  author={C Wrutniak and G{\'e}rard Cabello},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1986},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={451-4}
}
The effects of hypothyroidism on the lipolytic activity of norepinephrine were assessed in the newborn lamb. Lambs were separated into three groups: group A were controls; groups B and C were made hypothyroid by administration of benzylthiouracil from birth until 11 days of age. In control lambs, plasma free fatty acid concentrations, used as an index of lipolytic activity, increased significantly (plus 0.45 mmol/l) during the infusion of norepinephrine, whereas they did not change in… CONTINUE READING