Dimitrious Stamou, University of Copenhagen (image) University of Copenhagen Share Print E-Mail Caption Enzymes involved in breaking down fat can now be manipulated to work three times harder by turning on a molecular switch recently observed by Dimitrious Stamou, professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. Being able to control this chemical on/off button could have massive implications for curing diseases related to obesity including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke and even skin problems like acne. Credit Jes Andersen/University of Copenhagen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.