Obesity: Consequences of AMPK activation


that encodes the γ2 subunit of AMPK causes obesity in mice, according to new research. Therapeutic activation of AMPK has been proposed as a strategy to treat systemic metabolic diseases. As such, a team of researchers led by Arash Yavari and Houman Ashrafian decided to investigate the long-term consequences of AMPK activation. To create a mouse model of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2016.78


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@article{Greenhill2016ObesityCO, title={Obesity: Consequences of AMPK activation}, author={Claire J. Greenhill}, journal={Nature Reviews Endocrinology}, year={2016}, volume={12}, pages={372-372} }