Brain cells that aid appetite control identified

Posted by on May 12, 2016 5:02 pm
Categories: health

Brain cells that play a crucial role in appetite and weight gain has been identified. They are known as NG2-glia cells.Although these cells exist within different parts of the brain, it is those found in a specific brain structure called the median eminence that are crucial to weight control. The discovery opens the door to development of new drugs designed to control weight gain and obesity.

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