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Chhabra Lab

Brain Control of Glucose Homeostasis

We study the function of the hypothalamic melanocortin system in glucose homeostasis using mouse models.

Role of the hypothalamic melanocortin system in hypoglycemia counterregulation


GFP staining in the paraventricular nucleus of Mc4rloxp/loxp mouse after injection of AAV-Cre-GFP

Contribution of hypothalamic melanocortin 4 receptor signaling in hypoglycemia counterregulation

Pomc (red) and cfos (green) staining in the arcuate nucleus of WT mouse after inducing hypoglycemia

Mechanisms underlying MC4R regulation of glucose transport


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601 Elmwood Ave/Box 693
Rochester, NY 14642

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