Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone on neurotransmitter levels and appetite regulation of the obese Zucker rat. The Obesity Research Program.

@article{Abadie1993EffectOD,
  title={Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone on neurotransmitter levels and appetite regulation of the obese Zucker rat. The Obesity Research Program.},
  author={Jude M. Abadie and Byron Wright and G Correa and E S Browne and Johnny R. Porter and Frank Svec},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={1993},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={662-9}
}
The obese Zucker rat is a model of youth-onset obesity associated with hyperphagia. In this study, dehydroepiandrosterone's effect at decreasing food intake and body weight in the obese Zucker rat was investigated. Rats were treated with a dehydroepiandrosterone-supplemented diet (0.0, 0.06, 0.15, 0.3, or 0.6%) for 7 days. The 0.3 and 0.6% treatment groups… CONTINUE READING