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Revised genetic links better explain metabolic disorders


5 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
More than 40 years ago, scientists discovered four enzymes that work together to allow our body to extract energy from food. These catalysts, called hexokinases, were the subject of extensive research into metabolic processes, but recent research discovered a fifth player, according to scientists at Duke and Northwestern universities. The…