Movin' on up: Adipocytes become regulators of nutrient homeostasis

Roger H Unger, Joel K Elmquist

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By locally infecting epididymal adipocytes of obese diabetic mice with the uncoupling protein-1 transgene, Yamada et al. (2006 [this issue of Cell Metabolism]) unexpectedly induce leptin sensitivity with hypophagia and improvement in abnormal glucose and lipid abnormalities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-148
Number of pages2
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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