Receptor Proteins That Respond to Nicotine May Help Fat Cells Burn Energy
Source: University of Michigan
Summary: A new research shows, The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells.
More Information: Heejin Jun et al, “An immune-beige adipocyte communication via nicotinic acetylcholine receptor signaling”, Nature Medicine (2018). nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0032-8