Items Tagged ‘ATP-Sensitive potassium channels’

January 6, 2010

Possible key to fight obesity

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic researchers and investigators at the University of Iowa, University of Connecticut and New York University said that the energy-saving mechanism is controlled by ATP-sensitive potassium (KATP) channels. ATP, or adenosine triphosphate, is the “energy currency” utilized by cells in the body…   “While mechanisms that preserve energy are naturally protective – in times […]

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