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Lipogenesis is the process by which simple sugars such as glucose are converted to fatty acids, which are subsequently esterified with glycerol to form the triacylglycerols that are packaged in VLDL and secreted from the liver.
Caspase-2 enzyme inhibitor could provide effective way to stop aggressive fatty liver disease

Caspase-2 enzyme inhibitor could provide effective way to stop aggressive fatty liver disease

Specific protein promotes processes associated with cancer aggressiveness, reports study

Specific protein promotes processes associated with cancer aggressiveness, reports study

Scientists clarify casual role of oxidative stress in metabolically abnormal and healthy obesities

Scientists clarify casual role of oxidative stress in metabolically abnormal and healthy obesities

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis

Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis

New oncogene may contribute to high incidence of prostate cancer among African American men

New oncogene may contribute to high incidence of prostate cancer among African American men

Overweight kidney cancer patients live longer than normal-weight counterparts, study shows

Overweight kidney cancer patients live longer than normal-weight counterparts, study shows

SLU researchers find way to stop growth of cancer cells by targeting the Warburg Effect

SLU researchers find way to stop growth of cancer cells by targeting the Warburg Effect

SLU researchers halt fatty liver disease in animal model

SLU researchers halt fatty liver disease in animal model

UT Southwestern researchers discover crucial link between high insulin levels and obesity pathways

UT Southwestern researchers discover crucial link between high insulin levels and obesity pathways

Researchers find way to prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers find way to prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Research shows depletion of cholesteryl ester impairs prostate cancer aggressiveness

Research shows depletion of cholesteryl ester impairs prostate cancer aggressiveness

TSC22D4 gene plays a key role in the onset of cachexia

TSC22D4 gene plays a key role in the onset of cachexia

New diagnostic tool identifies metastatic ability of breast cancer cells

New diagnostic tool identifies metastatic ability of breast cancer cells

Fatty acid synthase provides new target for treatment of obesity and diabetes

Fatty acid synthase provides new target for treatment of obesity and diabetes

Metformin prevents primary liver cancer in animal models

Metformin prevents primary liver cancer in animal models

Both absence of insulin and resistance to insulin are associated with defects in FAS

Both absence of insulin and resistance to insulin are associated with defects in FAS

Spherix announces results of D-tagatose Phase 3 trial for Type 2 diabetes

Spherix announces results of D-tagatose Phase 3 trial for Type 2 diabetes

UT Southwestern initiates study on hormone leptin for people with type 1 diabetes

UT Southwestern initiates study on hormone leptin for people with type 1 diabetes

New study shows leptin treatment may help reduce type 1 diabetes

New study shows leptin treatment may help reduce type 1 diabetes