Acute Exercise Induces FGF21 Expression in Mice and in Healthy Humans

Abstract

Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) plays an important role in the regulation of energy homeostasis during starvation and has an excellent therapeutic potential for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in rodents and monkeys. Acute exercise affects glucose and lipid metabolism by increasing glucose uptake and lipolysis. However, it is not known whether acute… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063517

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