Telomere-Guarding Gene May Also Protect Against Obesity

Telomere-Guarding Gene May Also Protect Against Obesity

Posted by: on Jul 10, 2013 | No Comments

A gene that plays a role in protecting telomeres might also be linked with obesity. Researchers have found that mice lacking this gene, RAP1, gain more weight, even if they do not eat more than their control counterparts.