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Author Morton, Gregory J

Title The central regulation of energy balance in Psammomys obesus / by Gregory J. Morton
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2000


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 W'PONDS  616.462 Mor/Cro  AVAILABLE
Description [xiv], 380 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary This body of work focussed on the central regulation of energy balance in a polygenic animal model of obesity and type II diabetes, the Israeli Sand Rat. These studies investigated the role of a number of hypothalamic neuropeptides in the development of obesity, and highlighted the complex nature of this disease
Notes Submitted to the School of Health Sciences of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2000
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 308-380
Subject Non-insulin-dependent diabetes -- Pathogenesis.
Obesity -- Pathophysiology.
Hypothalamic hormones.
Gene expression.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Deakin University. School of Health Sciences