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article imageFruit flies help for treatment of human liver

By Jishpar     Mar 11, 2007 in Health
A study of the humble fruit fly may hold the key to new treatments for human liver diseases and diabetes.
Scientists have discovered the Drosophila fly is responsible for breaking down fat. They are very keen to inform that this could also speed up development of new drugs. This study was published in the journal natural by the National Institute for Medical Research
Normally, fat in stored in fatty tissue in a human body and than can be converted into energy during long periods between meals. Most of the conversion of metabolics is taken place within the liver. When the fat break down in the liver it effects to obesity.
Yet, they are not sure how the fruit flies share the metabolism.
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