oa South African Medical Journal - Metabolic changes in the lungs after ischaemia

Volume 58, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The effects of variable periods of ischaemia on the isolated lungs of rats and rabbits, stored for up to 6 hours at 4�C, 21�C and 37�C under standardized conditions, were investigated in vitro in terms of oxygen consumption, the rate ,of 1-14C-leucine incorporation into soluble proteins, and 1-14C-palmitate incorporation into total phospholipids and lipid fractions.

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