Biliary excretion as a mechanism of avian resistance to insulin
|Hazelwood, Robert L.
|Bartel, Allen H.
|Kimball, Aubrey P.
|Lawrence, Addison Lee
|Mailman, David S.
|Turner, Stewart Demond
|The role of avian biliary excretion and that of a new pancreatic polypeptide in the reported "resistance" of Aves to insulin injection was studied. Bile was collected in 15-minute collection periods from adult chickens after the injection of beef insulin, 14C-inulin, or beef insulin and 14C-inulin. The volume of bile was noted as well as its 14C-activity (when appropriate). It was found that beef insulin injections increase the bile flow and appearance of 14C-activity in the bile. [...]
|Biology and Biochemistry, Department of
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|Biliary excretion as a mechanism of avian resistance to insulin
|College of Arts and Sciences
|Biology, Department of
|University of Houston
|Doctor of Philosophy