oa South African Medical Journal - The effects of free fatty acid infusion on glucose metabolism in normal and streptozotocin-treated dogs
|Article Title||The effects of free fatty acid infusion on glucose metabolism in normal and streptozotocin-treated dogs|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Division of Metabolic Disease, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California|
|Publication Date||Sep 1975|
|Pages||1655 - 1660|
|Keyword(s)||Animal study, Biochemistry, Free fatty acid infusion, Glucose metabolism, Metabolism, Pathology, Pharmacology and Streptozotocin treatment|
By means of a novel technique for direct intravenous infusion of free fatty acids (FFA) into conscious dogs, it was found that the elevation of FFA levels in normal animals leads to a marked increase in insulin release and to a decrease in plasma glucose concentration.
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