Chakraborty's Neuroendocrinology Laboratory

Research Projects

1.

OBESITY AND REPRODUCTION

‘Effect of estrogen and leptin in the estrous cycle of ob/ob and ovariectomized mice'

2.

OBESITY, HORMONES AND CELLULARITY

Long-Term Effect Of Very High Fat Diet To Study The Synergism In Hormonal And Cellular Changes In Male Mice

3.

HYPOGLYCEMIA AND ESTROGEN

Hypoglycemia is a condition when the blood glucose level falls below normal levels.

4.

HORMONES, NEUROPEPTIDES AND MENOPAUSE

Regulation of Feeding Circuits by Hormones and Neuropeptides and Menopause

Research Publications

Chakraborty, T. R., Cohen, J., Yohanan, D., Alicea, E. , Weeks, B., and Chakraborty, S. Estrogen is neuroprotective against hypoglycemic injury to murine N38 hypothalamic cells. Molecular Medicine Reports, 2016 (14:5677-5684, 2016)

Chakraborty, T. R., Donthireddy, L., Adhikary, D. and Chakraborty, S. Long-term high fat diet has a profound effect on body weight, hormone levels and estrous cycle in mice. Medical Science Monitor 2016. 22: DOI: 10.12659/MSM.897628

Chakraborty, T. R., Chakraborty, S. and Klimova, N. Effect of endocrine disrupting chemicals on pregnancy. Book Chapter, Nova Publisher 2016

Chakraborty, T. R., Alicea, E., Chakraborty, S. Relationship between urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogen, phthalates, phenols, and pubertal stages in girls. Adolescent health, Medicine and Therapeutics 2012 Jan 6;3:17-26

Ng, K.Y., Yong, J. and Chakraborty, T. R., Estrous Cycle in ob/ob and ovariectomized female mice and its relation with estrogen and leptin. Physiology and Behavior 2010 99(1) 12, 125-130.

Watson, E., Fargali, S., Okamoto, H., Sadahiro, M., Gordon, R.E., Chakraborty, T. R., Sleeman, M.W. and Salton, S.R. Analysis of knockout mice suggests a role for VGF in the control of fat storage and energy expenditure. BMC Physiology 2009 28;9(1):19