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Deletion Of A Gene Eliminates Obesity In Mice
2013-03-06 08:39:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory at Tufts University has discovered that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese, even if they are fed a high fat diet. The team believes this finding has the potential to be replicated in humans. "When fed a diet that induces obesity these mice don't get fat," said James McManaman, Ph.D.,...