TITLE

Gastric inhibitory polypeptide links overnutrition to obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Ballinger, A.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Gut;Mar2003, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p319
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a novel pathway of obesity promotion via gastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP) and extreme visceral and subcutaneous fat deposition with insulin resistance. High-fat diet fed to mice lacking the GIP receptor; Resistance to obesity of GIP receptor knockout mice.
ACCESSION #
9747149

 

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