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Mechanism That Regulates Production of Energy-Burning Brown Fat Discovered, Harvard Medical School Study



3/14/2013 7:36:51 AM

Joslin scientists have discovered a mechanism that regulates the production of brown fat, a type of fat which plays an important role in heat production and energy metabolism. The findings, which appear in the current issue of Nature, may lead to new therapies that increase BAT formation to treat obesity.

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