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Lipogenesis depending on sexual maturity in female Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1799977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. Lipid biosynthesis in the liver as well as transport into the follicles in Japanese quail were investigated depending on sexual maturity at 5, 7, 9 and 11 weeks of age. Lipogenesis of the liver and incorporation of lipid into the follicles were determined by administering [1-14C]sodium acetate. 2. Body weight increased up to 9 weeks of age, whereas the weight of the liver and follicle did not alter after 7 weeks of age. 3. Fatty acid synthesis in the liver was at its highest at 7 weeks of age. Incorporation of 14C into non-saponifiable lipid and glyceride-glycerol fractions in the liver was not influenced by aging. 4. The labelled fatty acids in the follicle increased linearly as the birds became sexually mature.
M Furuse; A Murai; K Kita; K Asakura; J Okumura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Comparative biochemistry and physiology. B, Comparative biochemistry     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0305-0491     ISO Abbreviation:  Comp. Biochem. Physiol., B     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-04-21     Completed Date:  1992-04-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984730R     Medline TA:  Comp Biochem Physiol B     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, School of Agriculture, Nagoya University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Acetic Acid
Acetic Acids / metabolism
Analysis of Variance
Biological Transport
Body Weight
Coturnix / growth & development,  metabolism*
Fatty Acids / analysis
Lipids / biosynthesis*
Liver / metabolism*
Ovarian Follicle / metabolism*
Sexual Maturation / physiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Acetic Acids; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Lipids; 64-19-7/Acetic Acid

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