Mechanisms for increased myocardial fatty acid utilization following short-term
high-fat feeding.
Authors Wright JJ, Kim J, Buchanan J, Boudina S, Sena S, Bakirtzi K, Ilkun O, Theobald
HA, Cooksey RC, Kandror KV, Abel ED
Submitted By E. Dale Abel on 2/24/2009
Status Published
Journal Cardiovascular research
Year 2009
Date Published 5/1/2009
Volume : Pages 82 : 351 - 360
PubMed Reference 19147655
Abstract Diet-induced obesity is associated with increased myocardial fatty acid (FA)
utilization, insulin resistance, and cardiac dysfunction. The study was designed
to test the hypothesis that impaired glucose utilization accounts for initial
changes in FA metabolism.

Investigators with authorship
E. Dale AbelUniversity of Iowa