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Stomach-specific protein plays a key role in the progression of obesity – News-Medical.Net

Scientists believe a stomach-specific protein plays a major role in the progression of obesity, according to new research in Scientific Reports.

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Scientists believe a stomach-specific protein plays a major role in the progression of obesity, according to new research in Scientific Reports. The study co-authored by an Indiana University School of Medicine researcher, could help with development of therapeutics that would help individuals struggling with achieving and maintaining weight loss.
Researchers focused on Gastrokine-1 (GKN1) — a protein produced exclusively and abundantly in the stomach. Previous research has suggested GKN1 is resistant…

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