Contact: Nick Zagorski
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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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