Kim Giese

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BACKGROUND Obesity, the condition of excessive accumulation of fat is a poorly understood disorder and is a risk factor for type II diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidaemia. Recently, a putative mouse obese gene was cloned and its product, termed ob protein, was shown to be involved in the regulation of body weight. MATERIALS AND METHODS Bacterial and(More)
In cats anesthetized with chloralose-urethane, the central respiratory chemoreceptors were exposed to mock CSF of pH 7.02, 7.02, or 7.57. The right carotid body was simultaneously stimulated by intracarotid injections of 40, 80, or 160 microgram sodium cyanide in 200 microliter Ringer solution. The left carotid nerve and, in some animals, both(More)
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