Observations on intermediary metabolism in the human forearm

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dc.contributor.author Rabinowitz, David
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-15T08:20:59Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-15T08:20:59Z
dc.date.issued 1962
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10539/28270
dc.description Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Medicine en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Th.e energy mechanisms present in skeletal muscle have been extensively studied by biochemists using in vitro system s. (Per example see 1, 2, 3). By contrast, attempts to quantify skeletal muscle metabolism in situ — and thereby to establish the pattern of energy metabolism in use, rather than that which is potentially available — have been relatively Infrequent. While the human forearm is undoubtedly composed of a number of different tissues, by far its greatest bulk is skeletal muscle. Correctly used, it provides a readily accessible tool for the appraisal of skeletal muscle metabolism in situ. The material to be presented in this dissertation describes the results of studies of basal metabolism of skeletal muscle and adipose tissue in the human forearm in control subjects and in individuals in whom metabolism was altered either by obesity or by endocrine disease. The studies are based upon the application of, and strict adherence to the principle outline by Pick in 1870 (4). en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.title Observations on intermediary metabolism in the human forearm en_ZA
dc.type Thesis en_ZA
dc.description.librarian LM2019 en_ZA


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