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Cell Res. 2015 Feb;25(2):155-6. doi: 10.1038/cr.2014.157. Epub 2014 Dec 2.

Adenosine activates thermogenic adipocytes.

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Department of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA.

Abstract

Brown or beige fat activation can cause potent anti-obesity and anti-diabetic effects. In a study recently published in Nature, Gnad et al. show that adenosine is a novel activator of brown and beige fat that acts through the A2A receptor.

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25449131
PMCID:
PMC4650567
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10.1038/cr.2014.157
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