Junhua He

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Various hypothalamic functions such as feeding behavior, energy expenditure, body weight gain, level of anxiety, and sexual maturation are mediated by a balance between the concentrations of neuropeptide Y (NPY) and corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF). To test the hypothesis that maternal uteroplacental insufficiency alters the offspring's brain NPY and/or(More)
The aim of this study is to determine the antidiabetic activity of Ang-(1-7), an important component of the renin-angiotensin system, in a rat model of streptozotocin (STZ)-induced type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). A total of 36 male Wistar rats were randomly divided into 3 groups: control group fed standard laboratory diet, DM group fed high-fat diet and(More)
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