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Release of cholesteryl esters by the mammary gland of the pre-partum cow.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2760294     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In five cows that were regularly milked before parturition, cholesteryl esters were continuously released into the mammary fluid; their concentration in the fluid was initially high, but decreased a few days before parturition when mammary secretion of fluid and triglyceride was increasing. The composition of fatty acids in the cholesteryl esters of mammary fluid and in blood plasma was different, suggesting mammary synthesis of cholesteryl esters.
G E Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dairy research     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0022-0299     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dairy Res.     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-09-08     Completed Date:  1989-09-08     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985125R     Medline TA:  J Dairy Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hannah Research Institute, Ayr, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Cattle / metabolism*
Cholesterol Esters / analysis,  biosynthesis,  secretion*
Chromatography, Thin Layer
Fatty Acids / analysis,  blood
Mammary Glands, Animal / analysis,  secretion*
Pregnancy, Animal / metabolism*
Triglycerides / analysis,  secretion
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholesterol Esters; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Triglycerides

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