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The effect of CPT-1 inhibition on myocardial function and resistance to ischemia/reperfusion injury in a rodent model of the metabolic syndrome
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: Obesity is associated with dyslipidemia, insulin resistance and glucose intolerance and together these components characterise the metabolic syndrome (Dandona et al. 2005). In the state of ...
A critical analysis of mitochondrial functioning and associated proteins in obesity-related cardiomyopathy
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: The mechanism behind obesity-related cardiomyopathies is at present not completely known, however, cardiac insulin resistance has been implicated as one of the main arbitrators of obesity-related ...