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    • Obesogenic diet can affect behavior and body weight in MeCP2 Knockout Mice 

      Frayre, Priscila; Na, Elisa; Frayre, Jessica; Ponce-Rubio, Karen (2021)
      Prader-Willi syndrome is characterized by morbid obesity in children and has been linked to a disruption in Methyl-CP-G binding Protein 2 (MeCP2) gene function. Understanding how the disruption of MeCP2 affects behavior ...
    • The role of ATE1 in feeding behavior and energy metabolism 

      Alkhatatbeh, Mosleh; Frayre, Priscila; Na, Elisa; Brower, Christopher S. (2021)
      Obesity results from energy imbalance, whereby intake chronically exceeds expenditure. Energy intake is largely regulated by the hypothalamus in response to the hormones leptin and ghrelin. As obesity has been on the ...