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Opposing Fat Metabolism Pathways Triggered By A Single Gene

Regulating metabolism of fat is an important challenge for any animal, from nematodes to humans. Central players in the... Read More

Cholesterol-regulating Protein Maintains Fat-storage, Fat-burning Balance

DALLAS (April 12, 2005) -- A protein that regulates cholesterol levels in the body also is responsible for maintaining a... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition noun The process involving a set of chemical reactions that modifies a molecule into another to... Read More

No Medical Benefit from Liposuction: Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk is Unchanged After Fat is Removed

St. Louis, June 17, 2004 — Liposuction is no substitute for dieting when it comes to preventing diabetes, hypertension... Read More

The Fat Flush Plan

The Fat Flush Plan      AUTHORS:  ... Read More

Metabolic pathway

Definition noun A series of chemical reactions catalyzed by enzymes and are connected by their intermediates, i.e. the... Read More

Your brain and hormones may conspire to make you fat

Why do some people get fat even when they eat relatively little? What creates that irresistible urge for a bag of potato... Read More

Ultrametabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss by M. Hyman

Ultrametabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss   ... Read More

Study identifies glucose ‘sensor’ that plays dual role in glucose metabolism and fat synthesis

Findings point to possible new treatment target for obesity and diabetesIn the study, glucose is shown to stimulate the... Read More

New Suspect, Apo B, May Factor In Genetic Cause Of High Cholesterol

DALLAS, April 13 – Mounting evidence points toward a new suspect in the most common genetic cause of high cholesterol,... Read More

‘Slimming Gene’ Discovered That Regulates Body Fat

Scientists at the University of Bonn have discovered a previously unknown fruit fly gene that controls the metabolism of... Read More

Fat Chance: Brown Vs. White Fat Cell Specification

In the May 15th issue of Genes & Development, Dr. Bruce Spiegelman (Dana Farber Cancer Institute) and colleagues... Read More

Research shows skeleton to be endocrine organ

Finding may implicate bone as therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes. ones are typically thought of as calcified, inert... Read More

Disabling A Carb Trigger Reduces Obesity And Appetite

Disabling A Carb Trigger Reduces Obesity And Appetite BETHESDA, MD (August 30, 2006) – Until about 15 years ago, insulin... Read More

Disabling a carbohydrate trigger reduces obesity and appetite

BETHESDA, MD (August 30, 2006) – Until about 15 years ago, insulin was believed primarily responsible for turning... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective

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Simulating human metabolism to find new diets to new drugs

Bioengineering researchers at UC San Diego have painstakingly assembled a virtual human metabolic network that will give... Read More

UT Southwestern team isolates key protein in transforming excess glucose into fat

DALLAS - July 31, 2001 - A biochemistry team from the Department of Veterans Affairs and UT Southwestern Medical Center at... Read More

Night eating and obesity in the EP3R-deficient mouse

   EP3R–/– Mice Showed Increased Body Weight Caused by Increased Fat Storage. Male EP3R–/– mice fed ad libitum on... Read More

Carbohydrate restriction improves the features of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome may be defined by the response to carbohydrate restriction

Carbohydrate restriction improves the features of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome may be defined by the response to... Read More

Fructose

Definition noun plural: fructoses fruc•tose, ˈfɹʊk.toʊs A ketohexose monosaccharide with a chemical formula of... Read More

Baby’s genes affect mom’s cholesterol levels

Bethesda, MD – A group of Belgian researchers has determined that a pregnant woman's ability to metabolize fats is... Read More

Nuclear Receptor Minireview Series

ARTICLE The nuclear receptor superfamily describes a related but diverse array of transcription factors, which include... Read More

New research suggests diabetes transmitted from parents to children

August 21, 2008 -- An unusual form of inheritance may have a role in the rising rate of diabetes, especially in children... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Lipid

Definition noun plural: lipids lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More

Insulin

Definition noun A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More

Glycogen

Definition noun plural: glycogens gly·co·gen, glī′kə-jən A multi-branched polymer of glucose, mainly produced in... Read More

Hypothalamic hormone

Definition noun, plural: hypothalamic hormones Any of the various neurohormones produced by specialized neurons in the... Read More

Hypothalamus

Definition noun, plural: hypothalami A small region of the forebrain comprised of several small nuclei, located between the... Read More

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)  ... Read More

The status of Channa punctatus (Bloch 1793), the snake headed murrel in relation to human health

The status of Channa punctatus (Bloch 1793), the snake headed murrel in relation to human health SUBROTO GHOSH,... Read More

There’s Something Fishy About Human Brain Evolution

Forget the textbook story about tool use and language sparking the dramatic evolutionary growth of the human brain.... Read More

Intermittent Fasting health benefits and caution

Intermittent fasting recently gained popularity as an alternative way to keep one's weight in check because of its health... Read More

Sleep Apnea Linked to Insulin Resistance, Independent of Obesity

January 24, 2009 -- In a study that addressed the issue of insulin sensitivity with respect to sleep disordered breathing... Read More