Increase of food intake induced by glucagon in the rat.


The effect of intraperitoneal administration of saline, glucose (25 mg/100 g b.w.), insulin (0.025 U/100 g b.w.) and glucagon (50 micrograms/kg b.w.) on glycemia, liver glycogen concentration and food intake was studied on 104 male adult Wistar rats. When saline was injected the amount of food ingested was similar to that expected at the metabolic moment… (More)


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