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Inhibiting Natural Molecules Found In Body Could Prevent Muscle Loss
2012-12-19 15:09:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study may be paving the way for finding ways to prevent muscle loss, obesity and diabetes. Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) found that by inhibiting a particular molecule produced naturally in the body, muscle loss due to aging or illness can be prevented. By blocking this same molecule, it triggers the body to go into a "fat-burning mode" which will fight obesity, and also treat the most common form of...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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