Crystal structure of a new engineered protein for treating obesity | Y. Xiong et al., Science Translational Medicine (2017)

Engineered Protein Makes Obese Mammals Shed Weight

The protein — GDF15 — caused mice, rats, and macaque monkeys to consume less food and lose weight, as well as lower cholesterol and insulin levels in the blood.

Published On 10/19/2017
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