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Metabolic Inflexibility in Response to Lipid Oversupply with Obesity: Epigenetic Modifications Play a Role
(East Carolina University, 2013)
The ability to adjust substrate oxidation according to nutrient availability has been termed `metabolic flexibility' and is a critical factor in overall metabolic health. In respect to fatty acid oxidation (FAO) metabolic ...
Paired Effects of Dietary Leucine Supplementation and Overload on Protein Translational Signaling and Hypertrophy in Aged Rat Skeletal Muscle
(East Carolina University, 2012)
Sarcopenia is an age-associated disorder that causes loss of skeletal muscle mass, particularly in type II (fast-twitch) muscle fibers. This loss in muscle mass can cause disability, reductions in the quality of life, and ...