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New cellular player involved in obesity discover

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January 10, 2020
The group also found that in experimental disease models that mimic the development of human obesity, loss of iRhom2 results in less fat accumulation in the body. In addition, adipose tissues are protected from inflammation and from the development of insulin resistance, two known hallmarks of metabolic disease. The discovery, besides improving the understanding of the cellular mechanisms associated with obesity, could be potentially useful in the future for the development of new drugs to treat the disease. Read more
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