Cilia Biology: Stop Overeating Now!

Peter Satir

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Abstract

Knocking out primary cilia of adult mouse tissues or a specific subset of cilia from POMC-expressing neurons in the brain initiates uncontrolled eating. This behavior leads to obesity and kidney disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume17
Issue number22
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 20 2007

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Pro-Opiomelanocortin
Hyperphagia
overeating
Cilia
cilia
Neurons
Brain
Tissue
Biological Sciences
Kidney Diseases
kidney diseases
obesity
Obesity
Eating
neurons
ingestion
brain
mice
tissues

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Cilia Biology : Stop Overeating Now! / Satir, Peter.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 17, No. 22, 20.11.2007.

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Satir, Peter. / Cilia Biology : Stop Overeating Now!. In: Current Biology. 2007 ; Vol. 17, No. 22.
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