News tagged with fat cells

Cellular feast or famine

Not all cholesterol is bad. Every cell requires it for growth – they either have to get cholesterol somewhere or they die. In a new study published April 6 in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers from Sanford-Burnham ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Medical research
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Liver, dietary proteins key in fertility

When you think about organs with an important role in reproduction, the liver most likely doesn't spring to mind. But a new report in the February issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, shows that estrogen receptors ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medical research
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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 series ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Medical research
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