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Studies on appetite regulation and lipid biology in vertebrates

Hamid, Noor Khalidah Abdul 2017, Studies on appetite regulation and lipid biology in vertebrates, PhD thesis, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title Studies on appetite regulation and lipid biology in vertebrates
Author Hamid, Noor Khalidah Abdul
Institution Deakin University
School School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Donald, John
Turchini, GiovanniORCID iD for Turchini, Giovanni
McLeod, Janet L.
Toop, Tes
Date submitted 2017-01
Keyword(s) spinifex hopping mouse
rainbow trout
appetite regulation
leptin biology
water deprivation
Summary In Part 1, importance of appetite control and non-adipose sources of leptin was established as being important for water conservation in desert-adapted mammals. In Part 2, the characterisation of fatty acid desaturase 2 in rainbow trout with Δ5 desaturase activity provided new knowledge on fatty acid biosynthesis in fish.
Language eng
Field of Research 060102 Bioinformatics
060405 Gene Expression (incl Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
070401 Aquaculture
Socio Economic Objective 839899 Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production not elsewhere classified
Description of original xxi, 214 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured
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