Regulation of serum total protein and cholesterol level in cold-exposed rat

Several factors involved in the regulation of serum protein and cholesterol levels of humans as well as rodents. Cold exposure is the major sympathetic and environmental stimuli regulating metabolic functions1 . After prolonged exposure of rats to cold, a sustained increase in systolic blood pressure occurs, giving rise to a cold-induced model of hypertension2 . Activation of the sympathetic nervous system is thought to contribute to the development of hypertension in cold-exposed rats3 . Sympathetic input to the



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