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Dr Tim Wells 

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Davies JS; Kotokorpi P; Eccles SR; Barnes SK; Tokarczuk PF; Allen SK; Whitworth HS; Guschina IA; Evans BAJ; Mode A; Zigman JM; Wells T. (2009) Ghrelin induces abdominal obesity via GHS-R-dependent lipid retention Molecular Endocrinology 23 (6) P. 914-924

Stevenson AE, Evans BAJ, Gevers EF, Elford C, McLeod RWJ, Perry MJ, El-Kasti MM, Coschigano KT, Kopchick JJ, Evans SL, Wells T (2009) American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 296 (1) P. e147-e156

Davies, JS; Gevers, EF; Stevenson, AE; Coschigano, KT; El-Kasti, MM;  Bull, MJ;  Elford, Ce;   Evans, BAJ;   Kopchick, JJ; Wells, T (2007) Adiposity profile in the dwarf rat: an unusually lean model of profound growth hormone deficiency American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 292 (5) P.e1483-e1494

Mansergh, FC; Wells, T; Elford, C; Evans, SL Perry, MJ.  Evans, MJ;  Evans, BAJ (2007) Osteopenia in Sparc (osteonectin)-deficient mice: characterization of phenotypic determinants of femoral strength and changes in gene expression Physiological Genomics 32 (1) P. 64-73

Martini, AC; Fernandez-Fernandez R, Tovar S, Navarro VM, Vigo E, Vazquez MJ, Davies JS, Thompson NM, Aguilar E, Pinilla L, Wells T, Dieguez C, Tena-Sempere M (2006) Comparative analysis of the effects of ghrelin and unacylated ghrelin on luteinizing hormone secretion in male rats Endocrinology 147 (5) P. 2374-2382

Huerta-Ocampo, I; Christian, HC; Thompson, NM; El-Kasti MM; Wells T (2005) The intermediate lactotroph: a morphologically distinct, ghrelin-responsive pituitary cell in the dwarf (dw/dw) rat Endocrinology 146 (11) P.5012-5023

Davies, JS; Carter, DA; Wells, T (2004) Photic stimulation inhibits growth hormone secretion in rats: a hypothalamic mechanism for transient entrainment Endocrinology 145 (6) P. 2950-2958

Thompson NM, Gill DAS, Davies R, Loveridge N, Houston PA, Robinson ICAF, Wells T (2004) Ghrelin and des-octanoyl ghrelin promote adipogenesis directly in vivo by a mechanism independent of the type 1a growth hormone secretagogue receptor Endocrinology 145 (1) P: 234-242

Thompson NM, Davies JS, Mode A, Houston PA, Wells T (2003) Pattern-dependent suppression of growth hormone (GH) pulsatility by ghrelin and GH-releasing peptide-6 in moderately GH-deficient rats Endocrinology 144 (11) P. 4859-4867

Evans, B; Warner, JT; Elford, C; Evans SL, Laib A, Bains RK, Gregory JW, Wells T (2003) Morphological determinants of femoral strength in growth hormone-deficient transgenic growth-retarded (TGR) rats Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 18 (7) P.1308-1316