Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 16th, 2004
"Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), the most abundant steroid hormone in human blood, is considered to be one of fat-reducing hormones. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying DHEA mode of action in obesity has not been fully clarified. The pivotal role in the maintenance of cellular lipid and energy balance is played by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPAR-alpha) which acts as transcriptional activator of numerous genes encoding enzymes involved in fatty acid catabolism," scientists in Poland report.
"Lately published papers suggest that...
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