FierceBiotech  Dec 7  Comment 
We’ve spoken a lot about NASH this week—this year in fact. Yet Metacrine is seeing us talk about it again after completing a series B as it aims to combat the fatty liver disorder.
GenEng News  Nov 29  Comment 
Activation. Interference. Deletion. Together, they spell AID, and they are being combined so that they may better aid metabolic engineering. AID refers to three genetic manipulations that can be accomplished simultaneously by a newly developed...
MedPage Today  Nov 3  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Among the findings: insurance mandates, safety, and surgery in older populations
GenEng News  Oct 24  Comment 
Cancer cell metabolism veers off the normal metabolic path at one place or another, but exactly where hasn’t been clear. It’s not as though metabolic detours are marked with flares or flashing signs. One detour has been identified, however, by...
GenEng News  Oct 23  Comment 
Obesity can promote the spread of breast cancer by inhibiting a metabolic enzyme, acetyl-coenzyme A-carboxylase 1 (ACC1), a central component of fatty acid synthesis. The inhibition of ACC1, report scientists based at Helmholtz Zentrum München,...
GenEng News  Oct 18  Comment 
Studies in mice by a Canadian research team have shown how intermittent fasting (IF) without any calorie restriction results in animals shedding fat and losing body weight, leads to improved glucose homeostasis, and also protects against metabolic...
GenEng News  Sep 18  Comment 
The tight regulation of lipid production within cells could be critical in the development of diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and even cancer. The enzyme phosphatidic acid phosphatase (PAP) has been known for decades to have a critical...
MedPage Today  Sep 7  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Effects of recession tied to metabolic syndrome prevalence in this group
GenEng News  Sep 5  Comment 
Protein folding is a fundamental function in the mundane operations of a cell’s daily life. Yet, when this task goes wrong, it becomes readily apparent how vital of a role 3D structure plays for the vast majority of protein molecules. In the...
FierceBiotech  Jul 20  Comment 
There is no silver bullet to treat metabolic syndrome, a collection of maladies that raise the risk for heart disease and diabetes. But Feinstein Institute-led researchers have come a step closer by using an Alzheimer’s drug to reduce...

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