Neonatal tobacco smoke reduces thermogenesis capacity in brown adipose tissue in adult rats

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Peixoto, T.C.; Moura, E.G.; Oliveira, E.; Younes-Rapozo, V.; Soares, P.N.; Rodrigues, V.S.T.; Santos, T.R.; Peixoto-Silva, N.; Carvalho, J.C.; Calvino, C.; Conceição, E.P.S.; Guarda, D.S.; Claudio-Neto, S.; Manhães, A.C.; Lisboa, P.C.;
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research,volume 51,issue 6 (issn: 0100-879X, eissn: 1414-431X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1414-431X20186982, pmc: PMC5937726
  • Subject: Tobacco smoke | R5-920 | Autonomic function | Medicine (General) | Research Articles | Developmental plasticity, Obesity | Suckling period | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Maternal smoking is a risk factor for progeny obesity. We have previously shown, in a rat model of neonatal tobacco smoke exposure, a mild increase in food intake and a considerable increase in visceral adiposity in the adult offspring. Males also had secondary hyperthy... View more
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