UCP1: its involvement and utility in obesity


Energy balance to prevent the development of obesity is dependent on energy expenditure. Although physical activity is the dominant mechanism for dissipating excess energy, a system of thermogenesis that evolved to protect the body from hypothermia is based upon the uncoupling of oxidative phosphorylation in brown adipocytes by the mitochondrial uncoupling… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2008.236


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