Protein links metabolism and circadian rhythms
Work could lead to drugs to combat obesity, aging and jetlag
By Tina Hesman Saey, 14:53 PM July 24, 2008
Cue stomach rumbles
Sirtuin 1 sets clock to
Now, two groups of researchers report in the July 25 Cell the discovery of a molecule that links metabolism to the circadian clock. The missing link turns out to be a protein called sirtuin 1 or SIRT1, whi...
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