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Unformatted text preview: (regulation of body fat) 2) Contribution a. No feeding or satiety centers in brain b. Body (note) c. (note) 3) Critical component of Set-Point Theory a. There needs to be a way that adipose cell tells the brain how fat it is. b. (note) 1994 zhang, proenca, Maffei, Baronne, Leopold, Friedman. Found Leptin 1) Note 2) Evidence against leptin a) Obese humans had more leptin than non-obese (unlike the rats) i) Leptin concentrations are proportional to body fat. b) Huge amount of variability in humans. c) Women have high leptin levels than men, but also high fat composition d) Contcentrations increase during pregnancy,, but intake does not decrease....
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '05