Muscles can 'ask' for the energy they need

20:00 EDT 2 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Texas A&M University) Muscles require energy to perform all of the movements that we do in a day, and now, for the first time, researchers at the Texas A&M College of Medicine have shown how muscles 'request' more energy from fat storage tissues in fruit fly models. They also discovered that this circuit is dependent on circadian rhythms, which could have implications for obesity in humans. Their findings published today in the journal Current Biology.

Original Article: Muscles can 'ask' for the energy they need


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