Effect of Subtotal Colectomy on Body Weight and Food Intake in an Experimental Model of Obesity in Male Wistar Rats

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The present work analyses the possible influence of the colon in weight gain of obese animals. Subtotal colectomy was performed in rats fed with standard chow or high-fat diets. The results, suggested that subtotal colectomy did not exert any effect on the % of weight gain in rats administered a high-fat diet during the whole experiment as compared to… (More)

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