Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 2nd, 2006
Study 1: Alterations in PGC-1 alpha, estrogen-related receptor-alpha, or mitofusin 2 regulatory pathways may increase type 2 diabetes risk.
According to recent research published in the journal Diabetes, "Mitofusin 2 (Mfn2) is a mitochondrial membrane protein that participates in mitochondrial fusion and regulates mitochondrial metabolism in mammalian cells. Here, we show that Mfn2 gene expression is induced in skeletal muscle and brown adipose tissue by conditions associated with enhanced energy expenditure, such as cold exposure or beta3...
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