TABLE 2

Arterial blood glycerol (μmol/l), net hepatic glycerol uptake (μmol · kg−1 · min−1), arterial plasma NEFA (μmol/l), and net hepatic NEFA uptake (μmol · kg−1 · min−1) in 18-h–fasted conscious dogs

Time (min)−400306090120150180
Glycerol87 ± 1286 ± 1251 ± 667 ± 1371 ± 1465 ± 1574 ± 1369 ± 12
Net hepatic glycerol uptake1.22 ± 0.301.67 ± 0.271.05 ± 0.201.18 ± 0.291.18 ± 0.251.25 ± 0.271.21 ± 0.241.14 ± 0.24
NEFA750 ± 244772 ± 258483 ± 133445 ± 48477 ± 78399 ± 104507 ± 94469 ± 66
Net hepatic NEFA uptake2.98 ± 0.553.52 ± 0.971.94 ± 0.36*1.91 ± 0.27*2.22 ± 0.431.23 ± 0.16*1.82 ± 0.38*1.85 ± 0.38*
  • Data are means ± SE; n = 8;

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    * P < 0.05 basal period (−40–0 min) vs. experimental period (intraportal 600 μU · kg−1 · min−1 insulin infusion; 0–180 min).