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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 319172, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/319172
Research Article

Choline Deficiency Attenuates Body Weight Gain and Improves Glucose Tolerance in ob/ob Mice

1Group on the Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids and Department of Biochemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2S2
2Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2S2
3Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2S2

Received 1 November 2011; Revised 2 February 2012; Accepted 16 February 2012

Academic Editor: Bernhard Breier

Copyright © 2012 Gengshu Wu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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