, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 272–289 | Cite as

Steroid hormones interrelationships in the metabolic syndrome: An introduction to the ponderostat hypothesis

  • Marià AlemanyEmail author

Key words

Androgens Estrogens Gluco-corticoids Metabolic syndrome Obesity Ponderostat 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Faculty of BiologyUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.CIBER Obesity and NutritionInstitute of Health Carlos IIISpain

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