Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 16th, 2004
According to a study from Germany and the Netherlands, "The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator-1 (PGC-1) is involved in regulation of fatty acid oxidation, skeletal muscle fiber type specificity, and gluconeogenesis. The prevalent Gly482Ser variant in PGC-1 was shown to be associated with type 2 diabetes in some but not all studies. Moreover, it is unclear whether it influences prediabetic subphenotypes in nondiabetic populations."
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