Researchers Discover Master Metabolism Regulator With Profound Effect On Fat Metabolism

Tue, 13 Feb 2007 11:00 AM EST

... Two biologists at Penn State have discovered a master regulator that controls metabolic responses to a deficiency of essential amino acids in the diet. They also discovered that this regulatory substance, an enzyme named GCN2 eIF2alpha kinase, has an unexpectedly profound impact on fat metabolism. [click link for full article] ...