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Fattening the role of Ca2+ cycling in adaptive thermogenesis

A new study shows that deleting uncoupling protein 1 activates Ca2+ cycling thermogenesis within beige fat, protecting mice against cold-induced hypothermia and dysglycemia following diet-induced obesity.

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  1. Daniel Gamu and A. Russell Tupling are in the Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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