Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 5th, 2005
"Decreased expression of the peroxisomal proliferator activated receptor gamma coactivator 1 alpha gene (PPARGC1A) is found in patients with type 2 diabetes, and variants in this gene have been linked with type 2 diabetes," investigators in Finland report.
J. Pihlajamaki and colleagues at the University Kuopio examined "the effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms in PPARGC1A on body composition and glucose tolerance and on insulin sensitivity and secretion. Nondiabetic offspring (n=156, age 34.9±0.5 years [mean±SEM], BMI 26.2±0.4...
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