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RAP1: protector of telomeres, defender against obesity



RAP1: protector of telomeres, defender against obesity



Cell Reports 3(6): 1757-1758



Telomere dysfunction has previously been linked to metabolic disorders. In this issue of Cell Reports, Martínez et al. (2013) and Yeung et al. (2013) now extend this link, demonstrating that deletion of the telomere binding protein RAP1 leads to obesity and insulin resistance.

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DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.06.011



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