alexa Hypothalamic obesity: the myth of the ventromedial nucleus.
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy

Author(s): Gold RM

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Abstract Lesions restricted to the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus were neither necessary nor sufficient for, and did not contribute to, the production of hypothalamic obesity. Hypothalamic lesions and knife cuts that do produce obesity damage the nearby ventral noradrenergic bundle or its terminals.
This article was published in Science and referenced in Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy

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