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Enzyme produced in the liver promotes obesity, fatty liver disease and insulin resistance

20:00 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD) In mice that are given a high-fat diet, an increased production of the enzyme DPP4* by the liver promotes an increase in body fat, the development of fatty liver disease and insulin resistance. These were the findings of a current study by DZD-researchers in Potsdam and Tübingen.

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