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Gene therapy with BMP4 protects against weight gain and insulin resistance in mice

20:00 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of Gothenburg) There was no weight gain, despite a higher energy intake, and insulin sensitivity was increased. These are the results from experiments on mice that had elevated levels of the protein BMP4 following gene therapy in a study at Sahlgrenska Academy, published in Cell Reports.

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