Dietary effect of conjugated linoleic acid on lipid levels in white adipose tissue of sprague-dawley rats

Masao Yamasaki, Keiko Mansho, Hiroko Mishima, Masaaki Kasai, Michihiro Sugano, Hirofumi Tachibana, Koji Yamada

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Abstract

We examined the effect of dietary conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on lipid parameters in the liver, white adipose tissue (WAT) and brown adipose tissue (BAT) of Sprague-Dawley rats and found that it reduced the levels of triglycerides and non-esterified fatty acid in the liver and WAT without significant change in the BAT lipid levels. These results suggest that CLA has an obesity-preventing action.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1104-1106
Number of pages3
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Volume63
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1999

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry

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