Navigation Links
Clock Gene Plays Role in Weight Gain, Study Finds

the ones fed the high fat diet gained only slight weight even over long periods of time. The normal mice on the high fat diet, however, ballooned, gaining more than twice the weight of the Nocturnin-deficient mice. And when the mice were dissected, the researchers discovered that the normal mice had, as expected, large concentrations of fat on their livers, whereas the altered mice had normal levels of fat in their livers.

We were quite amazed at what we found, Green said. We thought that over time, as we continued to feed the mutant mice the high fat diet, that they would eventually gain weight at some expected rate, but it never happened. These mice continued to stay slim while the normal mice nearly doubled in weight and developed fatty livers.

Green said it is possible that, after a great deal of further research, a drug possibly could be developed that would inhibit Nocturnin and reduce the risk of developing obesity.

Clock genes in the bodys organs operate in conjunction with a central time keeper in the brain, the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus, but also work somewhat independently, resulting in a complex system of oscillators regulating various functions of the body.

Scientists are working to better understand how the genes and proteins of the circadian clock in mammals affect not only activity cycles but also metabolism, which are tied to feeding cycles. Circadian rhythms were set in motion early in the history of life on the planet, and tied through evolution to the astronomical cycles that effect Earths environment, the rise and setting of the sun, and the passing of seasons.


'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Biological Clock Could Be Re-Set: Study
2. Sunglasses Can Really Pull a Fast One on the Biological Clock, and Set a Lag in the Build Up Of Jet Lag
3. An Alarm Clock to Wake You up Refreshed
4. Artificial Light May Damage Biological Clock In Premature Babies
5. Model of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts the System
6. Researchers Investigate Gene Linked With Circadian Liver Clock
7. Reset Your Biological Clock and Prevent Heart Attack!
8. Circadian Clocks Triggered Chemical Reactions may Be Behind Jet Lag
9. Chennai Plays Hosts To The Diabetes World Congress
10. Chennai Plays Hosts To The Diabetes World Congress
11. Brain Plays Vital Role In Maintaining Bone Density
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Clock Gene Plays Role Weight Gain Study Finds

(Date:7/22/2014)... (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 United Benefit ... organization, announces that Les McPhearson, an insurance veteran with ... CEO effective immediately and be based in the company's ... "I am delighted that Les chose to accept this ... qualified to address the many challenges facing UBA and ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... A Florida woman has filed a Xarelto ... death of her husband was the result of uncontrollable ... LLP reports. According to her complaint, which was filed ... District of Florida on June 23rd, the decedent began ... hemorrhage the following June. Despite emergency treatment, his doctors ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to ... suggests. "We found that, compared with children born from ... obese during pregnancy had up to 20 to 30 percent ... an assistant professor of pediatrics at Children,s Hospital of Pittsburgh. ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will honor ... Medicine, and Robert P. Hebbel, MD, of the University ... Lecture and Prize for their significant research advances in ... Beutler Lecture, named for the late Ernest Beutler, MD, ... than 50 years, is a two-part lectureship that recognizes ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... of the Clean Plate Club you eat pretty much ... A new Cornell University study shows that the average ... his or her plate. "If you put it ... Wansink Ph.D., author of the forthcoming book, Slim by Design, ... Brand Lab. , Wansink and co-author Katherine Abowd Johnson analyzed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Industry Leader Les McPhearson Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:Industry Leader Les McPhearson Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Executive Officer 3Health News:Industry Leader Les McPhearson Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Executive Officer 4Health News:Industry Leader Les McPhearson Joins United Benefit Advisors as New Chief Executive Officer 5Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Florida Woman Alleges Uncontrollable Bleeding Led to Husband’s Death, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Florida Woman Alleges Uncontrollable Bleeding Led to Husband’s Death, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids 2Health News:Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids 3Health News:Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture 2Health News:Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture 3Health News:Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture 4
... 17 When most people go,out to mow the lawn, ... the last thing they think about is protecting their eyes, ... Eye Injury Prevention Month, and Eye M.D.s across the,country are ... caused by the most ordinary of activities., "More than ...
... from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have created ... biological computer--that is capable of taking in and responding ... a time. , In the future, such devices could ... used as sensors to sniff out tumor cells or ...
... candy,Thanksgiving turkey, holiday eggnog, cookies and cake: We,re nearing ... becomes especially,challenging. One group of people faces a different ... For frail elderly with memory,impairment, preventing weight loss, not ... memory-impaired seniors may forget to eat or they,may not ...
... Schering-Plough,Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced the ... Ruurd Stolp, D.V.M., Ph.D., to Raul E. Kohan, ... Health unit. In his role as,senior vice president ... to Fred Hassan, chairman and chief,executive officer., ...
... SalesForce4Hire, LLC ( www.salesforce4hire.com ) announced today the ... a division of a leading Medical Device company ... This initiative is designed to support and enhance ... sales force and takes advantage of SalesForce4Hire’s Beta ...
... blood sugar , , FRIDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Spices ... a shake of this and a pinch of that could ... herbs and spices and found that many appear to have ... by high blood-sugar levels in the body. , The study ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology 2Health News:Caltech engineers build first-ever multi-input 'plug-and-play' synthetic RNA device 2Health News:A Different Kind of Weight Control Issue: Keeping Pounds On, Not Off 2Health News:Schering-Plough Announces Transition of Animal Health Leadership 2Health News: SalesForce4Hire Builds Custom Sales Force for Division of Leading Worldwide Health Care Company 2Health News:Spices, Herbs Boost Health for Diabetics 2
(Date:7/22/2014)... , July 22, 2014 The National ... operate the Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) under ... Boerma is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences within ... of Pharmacy Division of Radiation Health. She is located ... will direct a team of investigators working across four ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Mass. , July 22, 2014  Decision Resources Group ... Canada will remain relatively stagnant at ... despite the fact that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) volumes are ... other developed markets, such as the United States ... will be largely driven by the increase in penetration of ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... , July 22, 2014  Decision Resources ... multiple sclerosis (MS) patients currently treated with ... have ever experienced flushing and/or gastrointestinal events ... patients are currently experiencing these side effects, ... effective medical management of such events. In ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boerma Led UAMS Team to Establish NSBRI's Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) 2Boerma Led UAMS Team to Establish NSBRI's Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) 3The Canadian Interventional Cardiology Device Market Will Remain Relatively Stagnant Through 2022 at Around $80 Million 2The Canadian Interventional Cardiology Device Market Will Remain Relatively Stagnant Through 2022 at Around $80 Million 3Over Half of Audited Multiple Sclerosis Patients Currently Treated with Biogen Idec's Tecfidera Have Experienced Minor Side Effects Although Impact on Use Appears Muted 2Over Half of Audited Multiple Sclerosis Patients Currently Treated with Biogen Idec's Tecfidera Have Experienced Minor Side Effects Although Impact on Use Appears Muted 3
... May 26 Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ), the leader in ... its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Open House on June 2 from ... , , , ... , , ...
... May 25 Otix Global, Inc. (Nasdaq: OTIX ), ... begun offering franchising opportunities to audiologists and audiometrists throughout Australia ... annual Audiological Society of Australia (ASA) conference in Darling ... American Academy of Audiology conference which is held in the U.S. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present a General Corporate Update at Its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Open House 2Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present a General Corporate Update at Its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Open House 3Otix Global to Offer Franchise Opportunities in Australia 2Otix Global to Offer Franchise Opportunities in Australia 3
The flexible endoscope was mainly developed for the pure neuroendoscopy. Due to the working channel it is ideal suitable for therapeutic indications e.g. subdural hematomas, cysts or intraventricular...
Bipolar gingivoplasty loop. Individual sterile packs....
... Performance Instrument System. It is the only ... electric power with the unparalleled high performance ... The advanced design of this instrument system ... cooling system, advanced control circuitry, and the ...
... is a high speed pneumatic ... dissection of bone, biometals, bioplastics ... not only provides speed 80,000 ... the control and precision that ...
Medicine Products: