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Enzyme Identified as New Obesity Drug Target

The enzyme suppresses a hormone that signals to the brain that you’re full

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Researchers have uncovered an enzyme that plays a key role in the regulation of satiety, leading them to believe it could be a promising drug target to help with obesity management. The study was published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Metabolism.



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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