Enzyme expression in the liver curbs weight gain in mice

04/22/2012 | Yahoo!

Over-expression of the FBPase enzyme in the liver of mice led to lower food consumption and a 50% reduction in body fat, compared with mice without the extra enzyme, according to a study in Diabetes. The results suggest that the liver may play a role in weight gain and should serve as a target to address obesity.

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