FGF21 and metabolic disease in 2016: A new frontier in FGF21 biology


Low amino acid levels High carbohydrate levels Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) is an endocrine hormone that regulates energy homeostasis and insulin sensitivity1. FGF21 is produced by the liver in response to various nutritional, physiological and pathological stimuli, and signals to multiple tissues including the central nervous system (CNS) and… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2016.206

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