A novel role for long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase-4 (ACSL4) in adipocyte biology.

Killion, Elizabeth.

Abstract: The rate of adult obesity in the United States is approximately 35%. This is a condition that predisposes to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In order to ameliorate the remarkable prevalence of obesity and T2DM, it is necessary to develop a greater understanding of the pathways that lead to obesity. While regulation of fatty acid (FA) metabolism is central to adipocyte... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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