• Metabolic and autonomic nervous system effects of bariatric surgery 

    Nelson, Jasmine N. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Despite avid attempts, non-surgical methods such as diet aids, behavioral modification and exercise are typically unsuccessful in achieving long term ...
  • Vascular smooth muscle metabolism and pyruvate dehydrogenase 

    Ward, Kathryn R., 1985- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In dyslipidemic states, most muscle types preferentially utilize fatty acids rather then glucose largely due to modulation of the pyruvate dehydrogenase ...