News tagged with energy metabolism

Microbes that immobilize

Using a model organism isolated from a uranium seep of the Columbia River, scientists recently quantified how extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in subsurface environments can be used to immobilize heavy ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Environment
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Fueling the body on fat

Researchers have found what appears to be a critical tuning dial for controlling whole body energy, according to a new report in the January issue of Cell Metabolism. When energy levels within cells drop, it sets off a ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Medical research
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Diet when young affects future food responses

A high protein diet during development primes the body to react unhealthily to future food binges. A study on juvenile rats, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition and Metabolism, suggests that lastin ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Health
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