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Common cold virus may trigger obesity

发布时间:2019-03-02 08:19:07来源:未知点击:

By Andy Coghlan DON’T blame overeating for the obesity epidemic – blame a virus instead. It might sound like a lame excuse, but the idea that an infectious virus could be making some people fatter gained credibility this week, as researchers showed that a relative of the common cold virus, called adenovirus-36, can stimulate human fat stem cells to turn into flab. Nikhil Dhurandhar at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and his colleagues had already shown that adenovirus-36 and a similar virus, called SMAM-1,