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  • Rongze Yang, Mi-Jeong Lee, +7 authors Da-Wei Gong
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and…
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 June 2006)
  • Central (visceral) obesity is more closely associated with insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease than is peripheral [subcutaneous (sc)] obesity, but the underlying mechanismExpand
  • Wenjuan Shi Jobgen, Susan K. Fried, Wenjiang J. Fu, Cynthia J. Meininger, Guoyao Wu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of nutritional biochemistry
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 September 2006)
  • Nitric oxide (NO) is synthesized from L-arginine by NO synthase in virtually all cell types. Emerging evidence shows that NO regulates the metabolism of glucose, fatty acids and amino acids inExpand
  • Mi-Jeong Lee, Pornpoj Pramyothin, Kalypso Karastergiou, Susan K. Fried
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biochimica et biophysica acta
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 March 2014)
  • Central obesity is associated with insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. Thus, the mechanisms that control fat distribution and its impact on systemic metabolism have importance for understanding theExpand
  • Wenjuan Shi Jobgen, Cynthia J. Meininger, +6 authors Guoyao Wu
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of nutrition
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 February 2009)
  • Previous studies showed that dietary L-arginine supplementation decreased white fat mass in genetically obese rats. This study tested the effectiveness of L-arginine in diet-induced obesity. MaleExpand