News tagged with fat cells

From fat to chronic inflammation

Researchers may have found a key ingredient in the recipe that leads from obesity to chronic low-grade inflammation, according to a report in the September issue of Cell Metabolism.

dateSep 01, 2009 in Medical research
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'Fatostatin' is a turnoff for fat genes

A small molecule earlier found to have both anti-fat and anti-cancer abilities works as a literal turnoff for fat-making genes, according to a new report in the August 28th issue of the journal Chemistry and Biology, a Cell ...

dateAug 27, 2009 in Biochemistry
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