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Obesity is heritable and predisposes to many diseases. To understand the genetic basis of obesity better, here we conduct a… Expand Long-chain fatty acids and lipids serve a wide variety of functions in mammalian homeostasis, particularly in the formation and… Expand Natriuretic peptides are a family of structurally related but genetically distinct hormones/paracrine factors that regulate blood… Expand Endogenous cannabinoids acting at CB(1) receptors stimulate appetite, and CB(1) antagonists show promise in the treatment of… Expand Chitosan is a biodegradable natural polymer with great potential for pharmaceutical applications due to its biocompatibility… Expand BackgroundMicroRNAs are a large new class of tiny regulatory RNAs found in nematodes, plants, insects and mammals. MicroRNAs are… Expand MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small regulatory RNAs that are between 21 and 25 nucleotides in length and repress gene function through… Expand Drosophila geneticists have uncovered roles for microRNAs in the coordination of cell proliferation and cell death during… Expand The primary genetic, environmental, and metabolic factors responsible for causing insulin resistance and pancreatic beta-cell… Expand Skeletal muscle insulin resistance is among the earliest detectable defects in humans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. To determine… Expand