Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 12th, 2007
Study 1: Investigators publish new data in the report "Positive association of obesity with single nucleotide polymorphisms of syndecan 3 in the Korean population." According to a study from Seoul, Korea, "Very recently the unforeseen role of syndecan 3 (SDC3), a family of membrane-bound heparin sulfate proteoglycans, in the regulation of energy balance has been discovered in the Sdc3 null female mice. The objective of the study was to test the hypothesis that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in SDC3 are associated with obesity in the Korean population./SUBJECTS:...
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