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Hormone Discovery May Help Combat Diabetes, Harvard School of Public Health and Lipomics Technologies, Inc. Study



9/18/2008 3:51:54 PM

EurekAlert! -- A hormone found at higher levels when the body produces its own "home grown" fat comes with considerable metabolic benefits, according to a report in the September 19th issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication. The newly discovered signaling molecule is the first example of a lipid-based hormone—most are made up of proteins--although the researchers said they expect it will not be the last.

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