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Tokyo University Team Finds Energy Consumption Controlling Protein That Could Lead To Anti-Obesity Drug

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

A Tokyo University research team discovered a mechanism to control the onset of irregular energy consumption in muscles. The group focused on ruppel-like zinc-finger transcription factor 5, a factor known for causing vascular and heart disease, The team found that KLF5 plays a role coordinating DNAs which promote fatty acid burning and energy consumption. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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