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Discovery of New Gene Called Brd2 That Regulates Obesity and Diabetes, Boston University School of Medicine Study  
12/23/2009 7:32:00 AM

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ScienceDaily (Dec. 22, 2009) — The chance discovery of a genetic mutation that makes mice enormously fat but protects them from diabetes has given researchers at Boston University School of Medicine, USA, new insights into the cellular mechanisms that link obesity to Type 2 diabetes. Dr Gerald Denis and his colleagues report their findings in the current issue of The Biochemical Journal.

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