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Fructose intake and circulating triglycerides: An examination of the role of APOC3

dc.contributor.advisorCastonguay, Thomasen_US
dc.contributor.authorCampbell, Ericen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-17T05:30:29Z
dc.date.available2014-10-17T05:30:29Z
dc.date.issued2014en_US
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/M22882
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/15927
dc.description.abstractFructose consumption can lead to marked increases in plasma triglycerides in both humans and laboratory animals. We have observed that overnight access to a 16% fructose solution can promote hypertriglyceridemia in rats. Several investigators have suggested that APOC 3 may be implicated in promoting fructose-induced hypertriglyceridemia. Wehave examined the role of APOC 3 in liver and blood taken from rats that had been given access to a fructose solution overnight as a supplement to standard laboratory chow. Hepatic APOC3 mRNA expression from fructose alone resulted in a 14 % reduction compared to control. Interestingly, hepatic APOC3 expression was increased by about 250% in sucrose, high fructose corn syrup and glucose groups. The serum protein levels of APOC3 did not differ across groups. Contrary to our hypothesis, these results indicate that glucose containing sugars increased hepatic APOC3 mRNA expression but no sugar was capable of increasing the serum protein level.en_US
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dc.titleFructose intake and circulating triglycerides: An examination of the role of APOC3en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.publisherDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_US
dc.contributor.publisherUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md.)en_US
dc.contributor.departmentNutritionen_US
dc.subject.pqcontrolledNutritionen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledAPOC3en_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledFructoseen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledhypertriglyceridemiaen_US


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