The contribution of animal models to the study of obesity.

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Obesity results from prolonged imbalance of energy intake and energy expenditure. Animal models have provided a fundamental contribution to the historical development of understanding the basic parameters that regulate the components of our energy balance. Five different types of animal model have been employed in the study of the physiological and genetic… (More)
DOI: 10.1258/la.2007.006067

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@article{Speakman2008TheCO, title={The contribution of animal models to the study of obesity.}, author={John R Speakman and Catherine Hambly and Sharon E. Mitchell and Elżbieta Kr{\'o}l}, journal={Laboratory animals}, year={2008}, volume={42 4}, pages={413-32} }