Turning up the heat in the fat cell

Domenico Accili, Luca Valenti

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Obesity researchers have inched closer to a long-sought goal: creating a fat cell that burns up calories without causing obesity. The trick is to knock out a protein better known for its role in cancer, the inositol-phosphatase Pten.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1168-1169
Number of pages2
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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