Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 14 January 2004
Lipid-processing enzyme weakens bones
R. John Davenporthttp://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/2/nf7
Abstract: A protein that oxidizes fat molecules also whittles bones, according to new research. The work shows that rodents with alterations in this enzyme gain a stronger skeleton. The molecule might exert its power by persuading stem cells to become fat cells rather than bone cells.
Citation: R. J. Davenport, Skeleton Key. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (2), nf7 (2004).
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