Gene May Turn Fat Storage On and Off

Filed under: In The News — @ September 16, 2007

Scientists may have finally learned how a gene that was discovered in fruit flies more than 50 years ago acts to tell the body to store or burn fat.

A story in The Guardian alerted us to the new findings, which add to the body of evidence that the cause of obesity is genetic, and this discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes.

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