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In human adrenal cells, cholesterol for steroidogenesis is derived from both high-density lipoproteins (HDL) via the Scavenger Receptor Class B Type I (SR-BI) and low-density lipoproteins (LDL) via the LDL receptor pathway. We have previously shown that, in the human adrenocortical carcinoma cell...
The effects of dietary conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on the activity and mRNA levels of hepatic enzymes involved in fatty acid synthesis and oxidation were examined in mice. In the first experiment, male ICR and C57BL/6J mice were fed diets containing either a 1.5% fatty acid preparation rich in...