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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schwartz, Michael W; Tschöp, Matthias; Zeltser, Lori M 
Title:
A mother's influence on metabolic disorders. 
Abstract:
Human epidemiological studies have revealed that maternal obesity predisposes offspring to metabolic disorders, though little is known about the mechanism that causes this phenomenon. In a step forward, Vogt et al. have shown in mice that the offspring of mothers fed a high-fat diet during lactation show an alteration in the number of projections in nerves in the hypothalamus in the brain and in the pancreas. These offspring are predisposed to be obese and develop diabetes, and the mechanism by...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nat Med 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
244-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1078-8956 
TUM Institution:
Fakultät für Medizin (zentral angehängte Professuren und Einrichtungen: Profs. Tschöp, Berberat; TUMCells, ZPF, MSZ)