Activation of mTORC1 is essential for β-adrenergic stimulation of adipose browning
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Published Version (Please cite this version)10.1172/JCI83532
Publication InfoBordicchia, M; Collins, Sheila; Czech, MP; Fang, H; Guilherme, A; Guntur, K; ... Zhang, C (2016). Activation of mTORC1 is essential for β-adrenergic stimulation of adipose browning. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 126(5). pp. 1704-1716. 10.1172/JCI83532. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10161/11957.
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Adjunct Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Research Focus One only has to open the newspaper or turn on the radio to hear about the epidemic of obesity in America. Not only does obesity exact a heavy toll on the population's health, but the medical costs associated with obesity, especially those related to treatment for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are astronomical. Our laboratory is interested in the biochemical mechanisms that regulate body weight. Until the mid-1990s, adipose tissue had been largely c