Insulin sensitivity in Belgian horses with polysaccharide storage myopathy.

TitleInsulin sensitivity in Belgian horses with polysaccharide storage myopathy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsFirshman AM, Valberg SJ, Baird JD, Hunt L, DiMauro S
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume69
Issue6
Pagination818-23
Date Published2008 Jun
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAnimals, Biopsy, Blood Glucose, Female, Glucose Clamp Technique, Glycogen Storage Disease, Histocytochemistry, Horse Diseases, Horses, Insulin, Insulin Resistance, L-Lactate Dehydrogenase, Male, Muscle Fibers, Skeletal, Muscle, Skeletal, Musculoskeletal Diseases, Phosphofructokinase-1, Muscle Type, Phosphoglucomutase, Phosphoglycerate Mutase, Phosphorylase a
Abstract

To determine insulin sensitivity, proportions of muscle fiber types, and activities of glycogenolytic and glycolytic enzymes in Belgians with and without polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM).

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.