Adrenal Cholesterol: Localization by Electron-Microscope Autoradiography

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Science  14 Mar 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3872, pp. 1203-1205
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3872.1203


As determined by electron-microscope autoradiography of adrenal glands containing tritiated cholesterol and by modified differential centrifugation techniques, 70 to 80 percent of adrenal cholesterol is contained within lipid droplets of rat adrenal cortical cells.

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