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The role of AMP-activated protein kinase in obesity.

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AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a major regulator of energy metabolism at both the cell and at the whole body level. Numerous genetic and obesity models as well as human studies have suggested a role for AMPK in the physiological regulation of fatty acid and glucose metabolism, and in the regulation of appetite. Changes in AMPK activity have been reported in obesity, type 2 diabetes, the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease, which jointly represent a major health and economica...

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Publisher copy:
10.1159/000115366
Journal:
Frontiers of hormone research More from this journal
Volume:
36
Pages:
198-211
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1662-3762
ISSN:
0301-3073
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:138473
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uuid:ca6b158d-40de-4c9c-810c-918230021ef3
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pubs:138473
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138473
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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