R A Pittner

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Uncoupling protein (UCP1) is a transmembrane proton transporter present in the mitochondria of brown adipose tissue (BAT), a specialized tissue which functions in temperature homeostasis and energy balance (Nicholls, D. G., and Locke, R. M. (1984) Physiol. Rev. 64, 2-40; Lowell, D. D., and Flier, J. S. (1997) Annu. Rev. Med.). UCP1 mediates the(More)
The aim of the present study was to determine whether amylin and calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) act through shared or distinct receptors to inhibit insulin-stimulated incorporation of [14C]-glucose into glycogen. Rat amylin was 3 fold more potent than either rat alpha CGRP or rat beta CGRP at reducing glycogen synthesis from [14C]-glucose in(More)
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