Weight loss drug on the horizon

May 28, 2021 Off By editorialteam

We live in an obesogenic world, and there continues to be a pressing medical need for safe and effective weight loss medicines. Mitochondrial uncoupling is a clinically validated mechanism for stimulating fat burning without causing changes in appetite or food consumption. Scientists have recently discovered a new mitochondrial uncoupler, BAM15, which has demonstrated weight loss and anti-diabetic effects in test animals. This animation elucidates BAM15’s mechanism of action and describes a brief history of mitochondrial uncouplers as weight loss medicines.
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