Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 3rd, 2004
According to recent research published in the American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, "The aims of this study were to determine in the marsupial Sminthopsis crassicaudata, the effects of leptin on food intake, body weight, tail width (a reflection of fat stores), and leptin mRNA, after caloric restriction followed by refeeding ad libitum with either a standard or high-fat preferred diet. S. crassicaudata (n=32), were fed standard laboratory diet (LabD; 1.01 kcal/g, 20% fat) ad libitum...
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