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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.
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

Study: Impaired oxidation in liver associated with progression to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Study: Impaired oxidation in liver associated with progression to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Missing link between fructose, insulin resistance found

Missing link between fructose, insulin resistance found

Missing link between fructose, insulin resistance found

Missing link between fructose, insulin resistance found

Limiting fructose may boost weight loss

Limiting fructose may boost weight loss

Diet low in carbohydrates reduces inflammation and blood saturated fat in metabolic syndrome

Diet low in carbohydrates reduces inflammation and blood saturated fat in metabolic syndrome