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Weight and Obesity

Researchers Discover New Fat Gene: Finding May Offer New Target For Controlling Obesity, Diabetes

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Posted on Jan 27, 2005, 4 a.m. By Bill Freeman

UCLA/VA scientists have identified a new gene that controls how the body produces and uses fat. Called lipin, the gene may provide a new target for therapies to control obesity, diabetes and other weight-related disorders. The first issue of the new journal Cell Metabolism publishes the findings in its January 2005 edition.
UCLA/VA scientists have identified a new gene that controls how the body produces and uses fat. Called lipin, the gene may provide a new target for therapies to control obesity, diabetes and other weight-related disorders. The first issue of the new journal Cell Metabolism publishes the findings in its January 2005 edition.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/01/050125090815.htm

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