Catherine A Major

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Reduction of stearoyl CoA desaturase (SCD) activity has been shown to induce resistance to diet-induced obesity in mice. In the present study, SCD was inhibited by feeding sterculic oil (SO) to male Golden Syrian Hamsters fed high-fat diets with or without added dietary cholesterol. In the absence of cholesterol, SO had little impact on adipose tissue mass(More)
Trans fatty acids (TFA) from industrial sources [i.e. partially hydrogenated vegetable oil (PHVO)] have been associated with several chronic human diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD). The possible contribution of individual TFA to overall CHD risk remains largely unknown. The objective of the present study was to investigate the effects of 2(More)
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