Category: Georgetown Magazine, Spring 2019

Title:Endogenous Protein May be Used to Reverse Metabolic Disorders

chart of endogenous proteins
In a surprise finding, a natural protein Georgetown researchers investigated for its possible role in cancer turned out to be a powerful regulator of metabolism in mice. Eight BP3 treatments over 18 days reduced the fat in obese mice by more than a third. The study suggests potential therapy to reverse metabolic syndrome disorders.

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