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  • In obesity, a micro-RNA causes metabolic problems

    University of Illinois molecular and integrative physiology professor Jongsook Kim Kemper and her colleagues were able to reverse some of the metabolic problems associated with obesity in mice.

    University of Illinois molecular and integrative physiology professor Jongsook Kim Kemper and her colleagues were able to reverse some of the metabolic problems associated with obesity in mice.

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  • Editor's note: To reach Jongsook Kim Kemper, call 217-333-6317; email jongsook@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Aberrantly Elevated miR-34a in Obesity Attenuates Hepatic Responses to FGF19 by Targeting a Membrane Co-Receptor b-Klotho,” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau