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Aussies ID Enzyme Responsible for Obesity

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Australian researchers report identification of an enzyme responsible for causing obesity. Working at a Melbourne institute, the scientists said they discovered the role of the oxidase enzyme while working on other stem cell research. Their research offers a possibility ways can be developed to prevent the enzyme from communicating with fat cells and telling them to multiply. The discovery also suggests techniques could be developed to turn fat cells into heart cells and other parts of the body. (Click here for more



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