OBJECTIVES: The effect of scopolamine administration at dose 0,5 g/kg b.w. and high (+40 degrees C) and low (+4 degrees C) temperature on the level of triacyloglycerides, total lipids and cholesterol in the mouse liver, kidney and muscle of males and females.
METHODS: The homogenates of the liver, kidney and muscle were taken for examination. The concentrations of triacyloglycerides, total lipids and cholesterol was estimated according to the Bio-La-Tests (Poland).
RESULTS: The concentration of triacyloglycerides and total lipids in the liver, kidney and muscle increased of males and females after scopolamine injections and after exposure to high and low temperatures.
CONCLUSION: Scopolamine may effect an increase in the rate of the lipid metabolism.