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Title: Dopamine transporter and D2 receptor binding densities in mice prone or resistant to chronic high fat diet-induced obesity
Authors: Huang, XF
Zavitsanou, K
Huang, X
Yu, YH
Wang, HQ
Chen, F
Lawrence, AJ
Deng, C
Keywords: METABOLIC DISEASES
DOPAMINE
DIET
FOOD
MESSENGER-RNA
MICE
BRAIN
Issue Date: 15-Dec-2006
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Citation: Huang, X. F., Zavitsanou, K., Huang, X., Yu, Y. H., Wang, H. Q., Chen, F., Lawrence, A. J., & Deng, C. (2006). Dopamine transporter and D2 receptor binding densities in mice prone or resistant to chronic high fat diet-induced obesity. Behavioural Brain Research, 175(2), 415-419.
Abstract: This study examined the density of dopamine transporter (DAT) and D2 receptors in the brains of chronic high-fat diet-induced obese (cDIO), obese-resistant (cDR) and low-fat-fed (LF) control mice. Significantly decreased DAT densities were observed in cDR mice compared to cDIO and LF mice, primarily in the nucleus accumbens, striatal and hypothalamic regions. D2 receptor density was significantly lower in the rostral part of caudate putamen in cDIO mice compared to cDR and LF mice. © 2006, Elsevier Ltd.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2006.08.034
http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/5470
ISSN: 0166-4328
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