Cigarette smoking induces overexpression of a fat-depleting gene AZGP1 in the human Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bronchi
  • Carrier Proteins
  • Glycoproteins
  • Lipolysis
  • Smoking
  • Weight Loss

abstract

  • In the context that AZGP1 is involved in lipolysis and fat loss, its overexpression in the airway epithelium of chronic smokers may represent one mechanism for the weight difference in smokers vs nonsmokers.

publication date

  • May 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2679098

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.08-1024

PubMed ID

  • 19188554

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1197

end page

  • 208

volume

  • 135

number

  • 5