Increased A-ring reduction of glucocorticoids in obese Zucker rats: effects of insulin sensitization

Dawn E W Livingstone, Kerry J McInnes, Brian R Walker, Ruth Andrew

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Abstract

Obesity is associated with altered glucocorticoid metabolism, which may impact on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity. Here we characterize hepatic 5alpha- and 5beta-reductase in obese rats and their responses to insulin sensitization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1523-6
Number of pages4
JournalObesity Research &Clinical Practice
Volume13
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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