TITLE

Leucine supplementation improves adiponectin and total cholesterol concentrations despite the lack of changes in adiposity or glucose homeostasis in rats previously exposed to a high-fat diet

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Nutrition & Metabolism;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a research study that was conducted to analyze whether leucine supplementation improves adiponectin and total cholesterol concentrations. Cholesterol efflux was examined by liquid scintillation counting. Changes in gene expression were quantified by real time PCR. The findings of the study suggest walnut oil contains bioactive molecules that significantly improve cholesterol efflux in MDFC.
ACCESSION #
66558499

 

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