ea0009p19 | Diabetes and metabolism | BES2005
, Jones R
, Channer K
, Jones T
Introduction: Low endogenous testosterone is associated with atherosclerosis in elderly men. The aim of this study was to determine whether an inactive androgen receptor (AR) coupled with testosterone deficiency, inherent to the testicular feminised (Tfm) mouse, is associated with atherosclerosis following cholesterol feeding.Methods: Eight-week-old Tfm (n=34) and XY (n=32) littermate controls were fed for 16, 20, 24 or 28 weeks on either diet 1 (compris...