Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 17th, 2006
"Adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein (A-FABP) is traditionally thought to be a cytosolic fatty acid chaperone expressed in adipocytes. Mice with targeted disruption of the A-FABP gene exhibit a striking phenotype with strong protection from insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, and atherosclerosis. The clinical relevance of these findings remains to be confirmed," researchers in People's Republic of China report.
A.M. Xu and colleagues at the University of Hong Kong explained, "We used tandem mass spectrometry-based...
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