The effect of human placental lactogen upon the metabolism of rat and human adipose tissue.

@article{Recio1979TheEO,
  title={The effect of human placental lactogen upon the metabolism of rat and human adipose tissue.},
  author={F Recio and Brian L. Knight and Carlos J. Osorio and Nicolas B Myant},
  journal={Revista espanola de fisiologia},
  year={1979},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={143-52}
}
The metabolic effects of human placental lactogen (HPL) on rat and human white fat were tested in vitro. When tested against rat tissue, HPL resembled insulin in stimulating uptake of glucose and incorporation of [14C] glucose into CO2, triglyceride and glycogen, but differed from insulin in stimulating glycerol release and in failing to stimulate the… CONTINUE READING