Mrap2: An accessory protein linked to obesity

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Melanocortin receptors are critical modulators of energy balance and glucose homeostasis. Companion studies published in Science (Asai et al., 2013; Sebag et al., 2013) establish a role for melanocortin receptor accessory protein 2 (Mrap2) in regulating melanocortin receptor activity and in the development of obesity in zebrafish, rodents, and humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)309-311
Number of pages3
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 3 2013


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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