Latest Carbohydrate metabolism Stories
A protein that has been known until recently as part of a complex communications network within the cell also plays a direct role in regulating sugar metabolism.
Metabolism was lost in the shadows of cancer research for decades but has recently been reclaiming some of the spotlight.
A new study by a team of University of Notre Dame researchers, which appears in the Sept. 2 edition of the journal PLoS ONE, is a significant step in understanding the molecular genetic and physiological basis for a spectrum of metabolic diseases related to circadian function.
The metabolic process which fuels the growth of many cancers has its origins in normal brain growth.
Mice living in the high-altitude, oxygen-starved environment of the Andean mountains survive those harsh conditions by fueling their muscles with carbohydrates.
In a finding that may challenge popular notions of body fat and health, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown how fat cells can protect the body against diabetes.
The condition tuberous sclerosis, due to mutation in one of two tumor suppressor genes, TSC1 or TSC2, causes the growth of non-malignant tumors throughout the body and skin.
What do you know; two culprits turn out to be related! Cancer and diabetes appear to have some biology in common. A pathway that initially drew attention for its role in embryonic stem cells and cancer also influences the odds that mice develop or resist diabetes.
Contrary to what you might think, cancer and diabetes appear to have some biology in common.
Scientists from the Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA) of the University of Navarra (Spain) have discovered that cardiotrophin 1, a protein synthesized by muscle cells and adipose tissue, has a marked effect on fat and glucose metabolism.
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