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‘Master Switch’ Gene for Obesity

May 16th, 2011 · No Comments

‘Master Switch’ Gene for Obesity and Diabetes DiscoveredScienceDaily (May 15, 2011) — A team of researchers, led by King’s College London and the University of Oxford, have found that a gene linked to type 2 diabetes and cholesterol levels is in fact a ‘master regulator’ gene, which controls the behaviour of other genes found within fat in the body.

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