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Magnetically induced vagus nerve stimulation and feeding behavior in rats.

  title={Magnetically induced vagus nerve stimulation and feeding behavior in rats.},
  author={Agata Ziomber and Kajetan Juszczak and Jolanta Kaszuba-Zwoinska and Anna Machowska and Krzysztof Zaraska and Krzysztof Gil and Piotr Thor},
  journal={Journal of physiology and pharmacology : an official journal of the Polish Physiological Society},
  volume={60 3},
  • A. Ziomber, K. Juszczak, P. Thor
  • Published 1 September 2009
  • Biology
  • Journal of physiology and pharmacology : an official journal of the Polish Physiological Society
Vagus nerve (VN) contribute to the bidirectional communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the central nervous system. Stimulation of the VN by a magnetically-driven solenoid with parameters similar to those during food-induced stomach distension has been thought to mimic short-term signaling of satiety and suppress food intake. In this study, the determination of optimal parameters of vagal neuro-modulation to achieve decreased food intake with a resulting reduction in body mass of… 

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