Towards comprehension of the physiological role of UCP3.

  title={Towards comprehension of the physiological role of UCP3.},
  author={Matthijs K C Hesselink and Patrick Schrauwen},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme},
  volume={37 9},
Thyroid hormones have long been known to stimulate energy expenditure partly via loss of metabolic efficiency. The mechanism underlying the loss in metabolic efficiency observed, however, is not yet understood. An important candidate gene responsible for thyroid hormone induced thermogenesis was identified in 1997 with the discovery of skeletal muscle… CONTINUE READING