Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 27th, 2004
According to recent research published in the American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, "We examined the possible role of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) as a mediator of insulin resistance in maturing male Sprague-Dawley rats. Rats were treated either with goat anti-murine TNF-alpha IgG (anti-TNF-alpha) or goat nonimmune IgG (NI) for seven days. Vascular catheters were implanted, and rats were fasted overnight before hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp (HUC) studies were performed. TNF-alpha neutralization increased the...
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