Glucodynamic Hormones Modify the Recovery Period after Lateral Hypothalamic Lesions

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Science  05 Oct 1973:
Vol. 182, Issue 4107, pp. 59-60
DOI: 10.1126/science.182.4107.59


The period of recovery after bilateral electrolytic lesions of the lateral hypothalamus in rats is shortened if insulin is given for 5 days before surgery, and is lengthened if glucagon is given during the preoperative period.