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Novel gene and uses therefor

posted on 2004-03-26, 00:00 authored by P Zimmet, Gregory Collier
The present invention relates generally to a nucleic acid molecule which encodes a protein associated with the modulation of obesity, diabetes and metabolic energy levels. More particularly, the present invention is directed to a nucleic and a recombinant and purified naturally occurring protein encoded thereby and their uses in therapeutic and diagnostic protocols for conditions such as obesity, diabetes and energy imbalance. The subject nucleic acid molecule and protein and their derivatives, homologues, analogues and mimetics are proposed as therapeutic and diagnostic agents for obesity, diabetes and energy imbalance.


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Internat Diabetes Inst; Univ Deakin

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United States (2)

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US 2005059108 (A1)

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A novel gene and uses therefor



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