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Obesity: considerations about etiology, metabolism, and the use of experimental models

Overview of attention for article published in Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, April 2012
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Title
Obesity: considerations about etiology, metabolism, and the use of experimental models
Published in
Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, April 2012
DOI 10.2147/dmso.s25026
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Luciana O Pereira-Lancha, Patricia L Campos-Ferraz, Antonio H Lancha

Abstract

Studies have been conducted in order to identify the main factors that contribute to the development of obesity. The role of genetics has also been extensively studied. However, the substantial augmentation of obesity prevalence in the last 20 years cannot be justified only by genetic alterations that, theoretically, would have occurred in such a short time. Thus, the difference in obesity prevalence in various population groups is also related to environmental factors, especially diet and the reduction of physical activity. These aspects, interacting or not with genetic factors, could explain the excess of body fat in large proportions worldwide. This article will focus on positive energy balance, high-fat diet, alteration in appetite control hormones, insulin resistance, amino acids metabolism, and the limitation of the experimental models to address this complex issue.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Jordan 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 129 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 30 23%
Student > Master 20 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 9%
Student > Postgraduate 7 5%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 5%
Other 26 20%
Unknown 31 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 9%
Sports and Recreations 10 8%
Other 19 14%
Unknown 42 32%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 April 2012.
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#16,048,318
of 25,374,917 outputs
Outputs from Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy
#505
of 1,180 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#104,789
of 173,050 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy
#5
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