Foxa2, a novel transcriptional regulator of insulin sensitivity

Pere Puigserver, Joseph T. Rodgers

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    The transcriptional network downstream of the insulin receptor is incompletely understood, but recent data identify a new player. Foxa2 - a forkhead transcription factor - controls hepatic lipid metabolism in fasting and type 2 diabetes, improving insulin resistance in peripheral tissues.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)38-39
    Number of pages2
    JournalNature Medicine
    Issue number1
    StatePublished - Jan 2006

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
    • Medicine(all)


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