Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 24th, 2005
According to recent research from Australia, "Casitas b-lineage lymphoma (c-Cbl) is an E3 ubiquitin ligase that has an important role in regulating the degradation of cell surface receptors. In the present study, we have examined the role of c-Cbl in whole-body energy homeostasis. c-Cbl-/- mice exhibited a profound increase in whole-body energy expenditure as determined by increased core temperature and whole-body oxygen consumption. As a consequence, these mice displayed a decrease in adiposity, primarily due to a reduction in cell size despite an...
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