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Differential appetite regulation in lines of chickens selected for high and low juvenile body weight: the role of beta-MSH
(Virginia Tech, 2011-03-18)
Melanocortins play a key role in appetite regulation across species. One such melanocortin, beta-melanocyte stimulating hormone (beta-MSH) is receiving increasing attention for its anorexigenic effects. In chicks selected ...
The Role of High Saturated Fatty Acid Diets on Skeletal Muscle Metabolism and Inflammation
(Virginia Tech, 2011-10-31)
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between metabolic adaptive response to 5 days of high SFA feeding, independent of positive energy balance, and diet-induced agonism of pro-inflammatory pathways. A ...
An experimental and simulation based approach toward understanding the effects of obesity on balance recovery from a postural perturbation
(Virginia Tech, 2011-09-08)
Obesity is associated with an increased risk of falls and subsequent injury. Most falls result from some type of postural perturbation. As such, it is important to understand how obesity influences balance recovery from ...