On A High-Fat Diet, Protective Gene Variant Becomes Bad Actor, Universite Louis Pasteur Strasbourg Study  
1/12/2009 7:41:51 AM

ScienceDaily (Jan. 11, 2009) — New evidence in mice bolsters the notion that a version of a gene earlier shown to protect lean people against weight gain and insulin resistance can have the opposite effect in those who eat a high-fat diet and are heavier, reveals a report in the January 7th issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication.