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Washington University School of Medicine

Therapeutic Target for Treating Diabetes and Obesity

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Caption: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potential target for treating diabetes and obesity. They discovered that when a particular protein is disabled in mice, they get more sensitive to insulin and less likely to become fat, even when they eat a high-fat diet.

Credit: Washington University BioMed Radio

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