The receptors responsible for heat production in brown adipose tissue in the young rabbit.


It is known that adrenergic agonists stimulate thermogenesis in the brown fat of the young rabbit but the receptors responsible for mediating the response have not been identified. The infusion of either noradrenaline or isoproterenol (1-2 micrograms . kg-1 X min-1) produced an increase in subcutaneous temperature (0.93 +/- 0.15 and 1.22 +/- 0.10 degrees C… (More)


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