Omega 3 fatty acids and GPR120

Dayoung Oh, Jerrold M. Olefsky

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Human loss-of-function gene variants in GPR120 have recently been identified that confer increased risk for obesity and metabolic syndrome. In addition, GPR120 KO mice develop obesity, increased inflammation, and insulin resistance, consistent with a role for GPR120 signaling in the metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)564-565
Number of pages2
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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