Scientists Discover Protein Involved in Fat Production
...drate intake, Lee said. "So, mice that do not have xbp1
have dramatically reduced plasma lipids, such as c...e current study, Lee's group used mice that had no xbp1
expression in the liver. These mice showed lower l...f lipids," Lee said.
Any drug that would target xbp1
would work differently than statins, Lee noted. "T...
Unfolded Proteins May Protect Cells from Dying
...nfolded protein response is activated. Ryoo rigged xbp1
with a fluorescent marker that would light up whenever this alternatively spliced version of xbp1
was made, allowing him to detect every time the ce... cytoplasmic stress, made the fluorescently tagged xbp1
'Many researchers had bunched the ...