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Novel gene discovery in the muscle of obese-diabetic Psammomys obesus

Civitarese, Anthony. 2002, Novel gene discovery in the muscle of obese-diabetic Psammomys obesus, Ph.D. thesis, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University.


Title Novel gene discovery in the muscle of obese-diabetic Psammomys obesus
Author Civitarese, Anthony.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2002
Keyword(s) Non-insulin-dependent diabetes - Etiology
Obesity - Etiology
Obesity - Genetic aspects
Muscles - Metabolism
Cell metabolism
Energy metabolism - Regulation
Cellular control mechanisms
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes - Genetic aspects
Gene expression - Technique
Summary Metabolism in Psammomys obesis, a polygenic animal model of obesity and type 2 diabetes is associated with dysregulated nocturnal fat oxidation in diabetic animals. Furthermore, a new gene called AGT-203 has been identified. Evidence indicates that AGT-203 is involved in abnormal glucose metabolism leading to the proposition that AGT-203 is a new candidate gene for type 2 diabetes.
Language eng
Description of original xv, 320 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 572.431
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026586

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