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ea0010p43 | Growth and development | SFE2005

Plasma cortisol and methyl group metabolism in lean and obese sheep before and after feeding

Gardner D , Singh R , Symonds M , Sinclair K

Background: Programmed disruption of the methionine cycle elevates plasma homocysteine concentrations leading to cardiovascular disease (CVD). Elements of this cycle are glucocorticoid responsive. Here we measured plasma cortisol, cysteine, homocysteine, glutathione and its breakdown product cysteinyl-glycine in the fed and fasted state in sheep....