Copper discovered to be key component of burning fat

A fluorescent probe creates a heat map of copper in white fat cells. Higher levels of copper are shown in yellow and red. The left panel shows normal levels of copper from fat cells of control mice, and the right panel shows cells deficient in copper. Credit: Lakshmi Krishnamoorthy and Joseph Cotruvo Jr./UC Berkeley AContinue reading “Copper discovered to be key component of burning fat”