Biomedical research

This section aims to publish studies looking at the regulation, function and activities of organ systems not covered by the other sections. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, neurophysiology, immunological, endocrine, renal and circadian physiology.

  1. Methodology article

    Short-term overfeeding of zebrafish with normal or high-fat diet as a model for the development of metabolically healthy versus unhealthy obesity

    Obese individuals differ in their risk of developing metabolic and cardiovascular complications depending on fat distribution (subcutaneous versus visceral) and adipose tissue (AT) phenotype (hyperplasic versu...

    Kathrin Landgraf, Susanne Schuster, Andrej Meusel, Antje Garten, Thomas Riemer, Dorit Schleinitz, Wieland Kiess and Antje Körner

    BMC Physiology 2017 17:4

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  2. Research article

    Trimester-specific thyroid hormone reference ranges in Sudanese women

    Trimester-specific reference ranges for T3, T4, and TSH need to be established in different communities. Neither Sudan nor other African countries have established trimester-specific reference ranges for TSH, ...

    Enaam T. Elhaj, Ishag Adam, Mohamed A. Ahmed and Mohamed F. Lutfi

    BMC Physiology 2016 16:5

    Published on: 31 October 2016