Affiliation: Eli Lilly and Company
- Ghrelin induces adiposity in rodentsM Tschop
Endocrine Research and BioResearch Technologies and Proteins, Lilly Research Laboratories, A Division of Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 46285, USA
Nature 407:908-13. 2000..We propose that ghrelin, in addition to its role in regulating GH secretion, signals the hypothalamus when an increase in metabolic efficiency is necessary...
- Circulating ghrelin levels are decreased in human obesityM Tschop
Endocrine Research Department, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 46285, USA
Diabetes 50:707-9. 2001..There was no correlation between fasting plasma ghrelin and height. Prospective clinical studies are now needed to establish the role of ghrelin in the pathogenesis of human obesity...
- Rodent obesity models: an overviewM Tschop
Endocrine Division, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company Corporate Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46285, USA
Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 109:307-19. 2001..chemical lesion of the ventromedial hypothalamus). This article reviews available rodent models to study obesity and attempts to highlight the greatest utility for each model...