Postheparin plasma lipoprotein lipase in copper-deficient rats.

Postheparin plasma lipoprotein lipase has been investigated in male sprague-Dawley rats fed a diet deficient in copper. Deficiency was verified by the detection of anemia, hypercholesterolemia and decreased myocardial copper. Three experiments were done; they showed significant decrease in enzyme activity (40-47% reduction) in deficiency. Copper may be… CONTINUE READING