Effects of Testosterone and Castration on Cholesteremia and Atherogenesis in Chicks on High Fat, High Cholesterol Diets
Testosterone in large doses in intact cholesterol-fed cockerels partially inhibited hypercholesteremia, without effecting aorta or coronary atherosclerosis. Castration, with and without testosterone administration in young male and female chicks, was without influence on hypercholesteremia and atherogenesis.
- Received October 1, 1958.
- © 1959 American Heart Association, Inc.