Scheduled feeding results in adipogenesis and increased acylated ghrelin

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Verbaeys, I.; Tolle, V.; SWENNEN, Quirine; Zizzari, P.; Buyse, J.; Epelbaum, J.; Cokelaere, M.; (2011)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00551.2010
  • Subject: metabolism; obesity; feeding patterns; meal frequency; dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Ghrelin, known to stimulate adipogenesis, displays an endogenous secretory rhythmicity closely related to meal patterns. Therefore, a chronic imposed feeding schedule might induce modified ghrelin levels and consequently adiposity. Growing Wistar rats were schedule-fed ... View more
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