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ISRN Endocrinology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 947323, 11 pages
Research Article

Sterculic Oil, a Natural SCD1 Inhibitor, Improves Glucose Tolerance in Obese ob/ob Mice

1Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
2Department of Food Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
3Department of Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
4Department of Internal Medicine-Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
5Division of Research Service, Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Medical Center, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
6Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA

Received 16 September 2012; Accepted 4 October 2012

Academic Editors: E. Al-Dujaili, B. Larijani, E. Spinedi, and J.-F. Tanti

Copyright © 2012 Laura C. Ortinau 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.

Supplementary Material

Supplemental materials provided include the composition and fatty acid profile of experimental diets in addition to the fatty acid profile of liver, subcutaneous adipose tissue and gonadal adipose tissue from each experimental group. Histological images of representative subcutaneous and gonadal adipose tissue are included for all 4 treatment groups along with graphical presentation of adipocyte sizing data.

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