Subcutaneous lipectomy causes a metabolic syndrome in hamsters.


The insulin resistance syndrome X is related to excess intra-abdominal adipose tissue. With lipectomy of >50% of subcutaneous adipose tissue (SQAT) in nonhibernating, adult female Syrian hamsters on high-fat (HF; 50 calorie%) diet and measurements of oral glucose tolerance, oral [(14)C]oleic acid disposal, serum triglycerides, serum leptin, liver fat… (More)


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@article{Weber2000SubcutaneousLC, title={Subcutaneous lipectomy causes a metabolic syndrome in hamsters.}, author={Roger Weber and Mitchell Buckley and Sophia Fried and John G. Kral}, journal={American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology}, year={2000}, volume={279 3}, pages={R936-43} }