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Inhibition of lipid mobilization

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Lars A. Carlson1,†,
  2. Peter R. Bally2,‡

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050157

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Carlson, L. A. and Bally, P. R. 2011. Inhibition of lipid mobilization. Comprehensive Physiology. 557–574.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Karolinska Hospital and King Gustaf V Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Introduction and Definitions3
  • 2
    Mechanisms of Lipid Mobilization Inhibition in Vitro
    • 2.1
      A. Glyceride Cleavage, Release of FFA and of Glycerol (Lipolysis)4
    • 2.2
      B. Activation and (Re)esterification of FFA (Esterification)
  • 3
    Measurements for Assessing Inhibition of Lipid Mobilization
    • 3.1
      Species Differences
    • 3.2
      Techniques for the Study of Inhibition of Lipid Mobilization In Vitro
    • 3.3
      Techniques for the Study of Inhibition of Lipid Mobilization In Vivo
    • 3.4
      Indirect Measurements
  • 4
    Inhibition of Lipid Mobilization by Substrate and Hormonal Control
  • 5
    Some Agents Inhibiting Lipid Mobilization
    • 5.1
      Ribonucleic Acids, Nucleosides and Nucleotides
    • 5.2
      Nicotinic Acid7
    • 5.3
      Salicylates
    • 5.4
      Sympathetic Blocking Agents
  • 6
    Summarizing Comment