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Contact: Nick Zagorski
nzagorski@asbmb.org
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

LPL Overexpression Reconfigures Muscle

Caption: LPL-overexpressing mice (right) produce more fat-burning type IIa muscle fibers (in green) than their normal counterparts (left); type IIb fibers (in red) predominantly use sugar for energy.

Credit: Journal of Lipid Research

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