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ea0063p1025 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 2 | ECE2019

In vitro study of Orexin alpha effects on factors involved in atherosclerosis: a dual role?

Karapanagioti Angeliki , Spenzta Flora , Dimitriadis Georgios K. , Nasiri-Ansari Narjes , Lianidou Evi , Papavassiliou Athanasios G , Randeva Harpal S , Kassi Eva

Introduction: Malnutrition in neonates and children has been associated with adult-onset diseases such as obesity and atherosclerosis. Infants breastfeeding exhibit a different pattern of orexin-α secretion compared to formula-fed or infants on parenteral feeding. Given the protective role of maternal milk in the onset of metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis in later life, we hypothesized that orexin-α may be involved in this process. We studied in vitro t...