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This Protein is How Creatures Sense Cold, Researchers Discover — And it’s Found in Organisms Ranging from Tiny Worms to Humans

U-M Life Sciences faculty member, Shawn Xu et al., discovered the first-known protein that responds to cold temperatures. August 29, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #LifeSciencesInstitute #Science #Technology #Research #Genetics #ShawnXu ​​​​​​​​​


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Receptor Proteins that Respond to Nicotine May Help Fat Cells Burn Energy, Researchers Find

U-M Life Sciences Institute experts discuss their research identifying a new type of fat cells in mice and humans. These thermogenic, or "beige," fat cells respond to the same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain. May 21, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganInstituteforClinicalandHealthResearch #Science #HealthandWellness #Biology #Obesity #Medicine #JunWu #ShawnXu ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​