Regulation of lipid metabolism in chicken liver by dietary cereals.

@article{Qureshi1980RegulationOL,
  title={Regulation of lipid metabolism in chicken liver by dietary cereals.},
  author={Asaf A. Qureshi and Warren C. Burger and Neville Prentice and H{\'e}ctor R. Bird and Milton L. Sunde},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1980},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={388-93}
}
The activities of acetyl-CoA carboxylase (EC 6.4.1.2), fatty acid synthetase (FAS) and beta-hydroxy-beta-methylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) reductase (EC 1.1.1.88) were determined in subcellular fractions of livers from chicks fed different cereal-based diets. With a barley-based diet as compared to corn, the following was observed: body and liver weights decreased 31%; HMG-CoA reductase activity of liver decreased 79%; acetyl-CoA carboxylase activity increased 3-fold; fatty acid synthesis increased… CONTINUE READING

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