TITLE

Can your heart be too big?

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Apr2000, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the findings of researchers from the University of Texas in Dallas which reveals that fat in genetically obese rats are deposited in heart cells which can cause them to die. Negative effect of oversecretion of fat on the normal functioning of the heart; Inability of myocytes damaged by fat accumulation to regenerate and proliferate.
ACCESSION #
2923829

 

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