UCP1 gene

Known as: UCP1, UNCOUPLING PROTEIN 1, uncoupling protein 1 (mitochondrial, proton carrier) 
This gene plays a role in proton transport.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The ability of mammals to resist body fat accumulation is linked to their ability to expand the number and activity of "brown… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
A reduced capacity for mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation in skeletal muscle has been proposed as a major factor leading to the… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
It is now widely accepted, given the current weight of experimental evidence, that reactive oxygen species (ROS) contribute to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Mitochondrial uncoupling protein-1 (UCP1) has been thought to be a key molecule for thermogenesis during cold exposure and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mitochondrial uncoupling protein 1 (UCP1) is usually expressed only in brown adipose tissue (BAT) and a key molecule for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
It is well established that catecholamine-stimulated thermogenesis in brown fat requires beta-adrenergic elevations in cyclic AMP… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Because of increasing evidence that G protein-coupled receptors activate multiple signaling pathways, it becomes important to… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Animal and plant uncoupling protein (UCP) homologues form a subfamily of mitochondrial carriers that are evolutionarily related… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Uncoupling protein 3 (UCP3) is a member of the mitochondrial anion carrier superfamily. Based upon its high homology with UCP1… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A mitochondrial protein called uncoupling protein (UCP1) plays an important role in generating heat and burning calories by… (More)
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