Long-term dietary restriction influences plasma ghrelin and GOAT mRNA level in rats.


The objective of this study was to examine the effect of chronic dietary restriction on the physical characteristics of the intestine and gut-derived satiety hormone production. Male Wistar rats (8 weeks) were randomized to ad libitum (AL) or 35% dietary restriction (DR) for 5 months. At the end of the study, physical measurements were made on the intestine… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2010.01.034