Effects of estradiol and tamoxifen on feeding, fattiness, and some endocrine criteria in hypothalamic obese hens.

@article{Jaccoby1995EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of estradiol and tamoxifen on feeding, fattiness, and some endocrine criteria in hypothalamic obese hens.},
  author={S Jaccoby and Eyal Arnon and N. Snapir and Boaz Robinzon},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  year={1995},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={55-63}
}
In White Leghorn hens, basomedial hypothalamic (BMH) lesions result in two syndromes: a) obese, functionally castrated (OFC) hens, in which both the ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus (VMH) and the mammillary nuclei are damaged and plasma estrogen is very low; and b) obese laying (OL) hens, which have normal levels of plasma estrogen and are less obese than the former, and whose lesion is limited to the VMH. In the present study, the involvement of estrogen in regulation of fattiness and energy… CONTINUE READING