Sex differences in physiological cardiac hypertrophy are associated with exercise-mediated changes in energy substrate availability.

  title={Sex differences in physiological cardiac hypertrophy are associated with exercise-mediated changes in energy substrate availability.},
  author={Anna Foryst-Ludwig and Michael Christoph Kreissl and Christiane Sprang and Beata Thalke and Christian B{\"o}hm and Verena Benz and Dennis G{\"u}rgen and Duska Dragun and Carola Schubert and Knut Mai and Philipp Stawowy and Joachim Spranger and Vera Regitz-Zagrosek and Thomas Unger and Ulrich Kintscher},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology},
  volume={301 1},
Exercise-induced cardiac hypertrophy has been recently identified to be regulated in a sex-specific manner. In parallel, women exhibit enhanced exercise-mediated lipolysis compared with men, which might be linked to cardiac responses. The aim of the present study was to assess if previously reported sex-dependent differences in the cardiac hypertrophic response during exercise are associated with differences in cardiac energy substrate availability/utilization. Female and male C57BL/6J mice… 

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