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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 319172, 7 pages
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.
Citations to this Article [6 citations]
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- Rebecca C. Schugar, Xiaojing Huang, Ashley R. Moll, Elizabeth M. Brunt, and Peter A. Crawford, “Role of Choline Deficiency in the Fatty Liver Phenotype of Mice Fed a Low Protein, Very Low Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet,” PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 8, 2013.
- Dennis E. Vance, “Physiological roles of phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase,” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, vol. 1831, no. 3, pp. 626–632, 2013.
- Dennis E. Vance, “Phospholipid methylation in mammals: from biochemistry to physiological function,” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes, 2013.
- Y-m Chen, Y Liu, Y-h Liu, X Wang, K Guan, and H-l Zhu, “Higher serum concentrations of betaine rather than choline is associated with better profiles of DXA-derived body fat and fat distribution in Chinese adults,” International Journal of Obesity, 2014.
- Soraia Poloni, Sandra Leistner-Segal, Isabel Cristina Bandeira, Vânia D'Almeida, Carolina Fischinger Moura de Souza, Poli Mara Spritzer, Kamila Castro, Tássia Tonon, Tatiéle Nalin, Apolline Imbard, Henk J. Blom, and Ida V.D. Schwartz, “Body composition in patients with classical homocystinuria: body mass relates to homocysteine and choline metabolism,” Gene, 2014.
- Xia Gao, Jelske N. van der Veen, Linfu Zhu, Todd Chaba, Marta Ordoñez, Susanne Lingrell, Debby P.Y. Koonen, Jason R.B. Dyck, Antonio Gomez-Muñoz, Dennis E. Vance, and René L. Jacobs, “Vagus nerve contributes to the development of steatohepatitis and obesity in phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase deficient mice,” Journal of Hepatology, 2014.