Nutritional and hormonal regulation of uncoupling protein 2.


Uncoupling proteins (UCPs) belong to a family of mitochondrial carrier proteins that are present in the mitochondrial inner membrane. Genetic and experimental studies have shown that UCP dysfunction can be involved in metabolic disorders and in obesity. Uncoupling protein-1 (UCP1; also known as thermogenin) was identified in 1988 and found to be highly… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/iub.264


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