Brummelkamp triglycerides paper 2

Fatty finding fuels scientists’ understanding of human cells


The biochemistry textbooks need an update, according to researchers from the Netherlands Cancer Institute. They have discovered that human cells can produce fuel through a different pathway than previously known. "The production of fat has mainly been studied through a Western lens: one of abundance. Our discovery highlights the other side of the coin. This was uncharted territory, and extremely exciting." The scientists publish their work in Nature today.

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