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The Influence of Energy Expenditure on Mitochondrial Functions, Oxidative Stress and Insulin Resistance under Metabolic Oversupply Conditions
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Mitochondrial respiratory capacity and oxidative stress have been implicated in the development of insulin resistance (IR) and type II diabetes. A causative role of mitochondrial oxidative stress in the etiology of ...
REGULATION OF LIPOLYSIS BY [BETA]-ADRENERGIC ACTIVATION AND EXERCISE IN OBESE AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND CAUCASIAN WOMEN
(East Carolina University, 2012)
African-American women (AAW) are twice as likely to be obese as Caucasian women (CW); however, previous in-vitro studies have shown that AAW have higher densities of beta-adrenergic receptors (B-AR) in the subcutaneous ...