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ea0021p153 | Diabetes and metabolism | SFEBES2009

A role for aquaglyceroporins in adipogenesis

Brown James , Conner Matthew , Bill Roslyn , Ramanjaneya Manjunath , Bailey Clifford , Randeva Harpal , Conner Alex

Aims/objectives: Glycerol cycling plays an essential regulatory role in metabolism in both health and disease. Aquaporins (AQPs) are a recently described family of water transporting membrane proteins, which contain a subset of members that also have the ability to transport glycerol across the cell membrane. This study sought to investigate the adipose tissue expression profile of AQPs in humans, and to assess the role of AQPs in adipocyte differentiation.<p class="abstex...