20 February 2012, 10:04

Anti-obesity gene revealed ?

Anti-obesity gene revealed ?

The Japanese scientists have discovered a protein that they said is capable of detecting fat and plays a role in prompting the body to burn fat, news reports said on Monday.

The Japanese scientists have discovered a protein that they said is capable of detecting fat and plays a role in prompting the body to burn fat, news reports said on Monday.

The discovery comes after a meticulous analysis of the genetic sequence of 20,000 Europeans, including the French and the Britain, during which the scientists found that those without the so-called GPR120 genes were 1,6 times more likely to be obese.

(TASS)

 

 

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