Epinephrine-Induced Normalization of Lipid Metabolism in Adrenalectomized Rats

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Science  30 Apr 1965:
Vol. 148, Issue 3670, pp. 644-646
DOI: 10.1126/science.148.3670.644


In adrenalectomized rats given adequate supportive therapy with sodium chloride and hydrocortisone, lipemia is markedly elevated after a triglyceride meal. This defect can be corrected by the administration of epinephrine.