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Researchers Find Gene That Controls Fat Formation

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Researchers Find Gene That Controls Fat Formation

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Researchers Find Gene That Controls Fat Formation

Researchers Find Gene That Controls Fat Formation

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A new discovery in genetics could have implications for your waistline. Researchers are studying how a gene called "adipose" controls fat formation in a variety of organisms. The work shows that manipulating the behavior of that gene could be a way to alter the creation of fat.

Jonathan Graff, associate professor of developmental biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center