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Nature Medicine 13, 781 - 783 (2007)
doi:10.1038/nm0707-781

Stress, diet and abdominal obesity: Y?

James P Warne1 & Mary F Dallman1

  1. James P. Warne and Mary F. Dallman are in the Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA. e-mail: mary.dallman@ucsf.edu


In response to intense stress, neuropeptide Y facilitates all of the processes that result in adipose tissue growth, but only when mice are fed a palatable high-fat diet (pages 803–811).

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