Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 25th, 2006
"The membrane-bound fatty acid transporter CD36/FAT may play a role in disturbed fatty acid handling as observed in the metabolic syndrome and T2DM. Genetic variation in the CD36 gene may contribute to the aetiology of diabetes," wrote E. Corpeleijn and colleagues, Maastricht University.
"A population-based cohort in the Netherlands [age >40 years and body mass index (BMI) >25 kg/m2] of 675 subjects was phenotyped with respect to...
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