Dissociation of oxytocin effects on body weight in two variants of female Sprague-Dawley rats

Uvnas-Moberg, Kerstin; Alster, Pawel
January 1996
Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Jan-Mar96, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p44
Academic Journal
Determines whether the peptide oxytocin facilitates weight gain in female Sprague-Dawley rats in a more long-term perspective. Variants of rats used; Relation of the weight increase of oxytocin with food intake; Endocrine profile of slowly and rapidly growing rats.


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