Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 9th, 2008
"To test the role of the Arc in body fat mobilization, we compared the effects of food deprivation on white adipose tissue (WAT) mass in adult Siberian hamsters by making exocytotic lesions of the Arc via neonatal subcutaneous injections of monosodium glutamate (MSG). MSG-treated hamsters had significantly increased body mass, total and individual WAT pad masses, and serum leptin...
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