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Gender difference in the effect of body composition on energy metabolism.

Authors
  • Dionne, I
  • Després, J P
  • Bouchard, C
  • Tremblay, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1999
Volume
23
Issue
3
Pages
312–319
Identifiers
PMID: 10193878
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

FM has a significant impact on EE only in men. We suggest that abdominal adipose tissue may exert a potent regulatory effect on energy metabolism which would be more detectable in men who generally store more fat in this compartment than women.

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