Table 3

Effect of overexpression of PEPCK of starved mice on feeding

Starved mice

PEPCK activity (%)

(J2) pyruvate -> glycerol (cpm/mg prot/2 hr)

(J1) FA reesterification (mmol/mg prot/2 hr)

J1/J2 (mmol/cpm)

FAT PAD Wt. (mg)

Food consumed mg ± SE


control

100

300

300

1.0

400

3.3 ± 0.1

hetero-PEPCK

400

650

550

1.18

800

3.2 ± 0.1

homo-PEPCK

1300

750

620

1.21

1500

3.4 ± 0.1


Data from reference [73].

Feinman and Fine Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2007 4:27   doi:10.1186/1742-4682-4-27

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