Diurnal changes in adipose and liver tissue metabolism of lean and obese Zucker rats.

@article{Martin1979DiurnalCI,
  title={Diurnal changes in adipose and liver tissue metabolism of lean and obese Zucker rats.},
  author={Roy J Martin and D J Stolz and Dave C Buck},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1979},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={412-7}
}
Metabolic adaptations to cyclic patterns of food intake were studied in genetically lean and obese Zucker rats. Twenty-four lean and 24 obese rats were exposed to 12 hours of light and 12 hours of dark and allowed food ad libitum. Both groups of rats ate more during the dark period of the cycle. The obese consumed nearly twice as much food as the lean… CONTINUE READING