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A Study That Will Evaluate Ketogenesis and Glucose-Dependent Insulin Secretion Methodologies in Healthy Male Subjects

2014-08-27 03:16:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will test the hypotheses that a single dose of oxyntomodulin (OXM) will be neutral or better than placebo in lowering ambient glucose levels during a graded glucose infusion (GGI) and that a single dose of OXM will lead to a statistically significant increase in the sum of the plasma βOHB + AcAc levels compared to placebo.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Oxyntomodulin (OXM), Comparator: Oxyntomodulin (OXM), Comparator: Placebo [ hemaccel-containing saline]

Status

Completed

Source

Merck

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:26-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A 37-amino acid peptide derived from the C-terminal of GLICENTIN. It is mainly produced by the INTESTINAL L CELLS. Oxyntomodulin can reduce digestive secretions, delay gastric emptying, and reduced food intake.

A 69-amino acid peptide derived from the N-terminal of PROGLUCAGON. It is mainly produced by the INTESTINAL L CELLS. Further processing of glicentin yield a 30-amino acid N-terminal peptide (glicentin-related polypeptide) and a 37-amino acid peptide OXYNTOMODULIN. Both glicentin and oxyntomodulin can reduce digestive secretions and delay gastric emptying.

A genus of HALOBACTERIACEAE distinguished from other genera in the family by the presence of specific derivatives of TGD-2 polar lipids. Haloarcula are found in neutral saline environments such as salt lakes, marine salterns, and saline soils.

A family of gram-negative, moderately halophilic bacteria in the order Oceanospirillales. Members of the family have been isolated from temperate and Antarctic saline lakes, solar salt facilities, saline soils, and marine environments.

Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.

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