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Scripps Research Institute

Fat Cells & hCES1

Caption: As proof of the power of their new screening strategy, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute used the method to identify a compound that shows promise for treating obesity-linked diabetes. This image shows a structure identified as a target for obesity-diabetes (human CES1), superimposed on on a field of human fat cells with their lipids stained with a fluorescent dye.

Credit: Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute.

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