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High fat diet induces obesity in British Angora rabbit: a model for experimental obesity.

  title={High fat diet induces obesity in British Angora rabbit: a model for experimental obesity.},
  author={Shaligram Dhungel and R Sinha and Manikant Sinha and Bishnu Hari Paudel and Neena Bhattacharya and Maloy Bikash Mandal},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  volume={53 1},
A reliable and cost-effective animal model for human obesity with its manifested disorders is yet to be established in the context of increased morbidity and mortality due to obesity and its related problems. Therefore, an attempt was made to produce obesity in locally available British Angora Rabbits (BAR) and examine the effect on metabolic and cardiovascular parameters. Adult male BARs weighing nearly 2 kg were randomly divided into two groups, one of the groups was fed with high fat diet… 

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