Molecule found in tree leaves helps female mice combat weight gain; males unaffected

A small molecule that binds to a receptor found on muscle cells speeds up energy metabolism — but only in female mice. Researchers have shown that female mice treated with a molecule found in tree leaves could indulge in high-fat foods without gaining weight or accumulating fat. Males did not enjoy similar benefits, highlighting the need to study both sexes while developing drugs. —> Read More Here


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