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Liver fat and lipid oxidation in humans.

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BACKGROUND: Studies in animals show that changes in hepatic fatty acid oxidation alter liver fat content. Human data regarding whole-body and hepatic lipid oxidation are controversial and based on studies of only a few subjects. AIMS: We examined whether whole-body and hepatic lipid oxidation are altered in subjects with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) compared with controls. METHODS: In vivo measurements of rates of substrate oxidation and insulin sensitivity (using the euglycaemi...

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Kotronen, A More by this author
Seppälä-Lindroos, A More by this author
Vehkavaara, S More by this author
Bergholm, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
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Journal:
Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
Volume:
29
Issue:
9
Pages:
1439-1446
Publication date:
2009-10-05
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EISSN:
1478-3231
ISSN:
1478-3223
URN:
uuid:3c67969d-af11-48c7-a626-f8add0f5ed64
Source identifiers:
34793
Local pid:
pubs:34793

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