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News tag: estrogen-related receptor alpha


anorexia

Loss of gene explains eating disorders


10 Apr, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Several behavioral changes in people with eating disorders are attributed to loss of a gene, a new study suggests. The study performed on mice revealed that lack of the estrogen-related receptor alpha (ESRRA) gene are less inclined to find high-fat food when hungry and also have abnormal social interactions. While…