pRb, a switch between bone and brown fat

Calo et al. (2010) recently reported that the absence of the transcriptional regulator pRb enhances differentiation of mesenchymal precursors toward the brown adipocyte lineage in detriment of osteoblast and white fat populations. These findings may have therapeutic implications for cancer and bone and metabolic disease.


Published in:
Developmental Cell, 19, 3, 360-2
Year:
2010
Publisher:
Elsevier
ISSN:
1534-5807
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