|Professor of biochemistry and nutritional sciences James Ntambi holds two mice in his research lab and points to the mouse that is missing a SCD-1 gene and is significantly thinner than the normal mouse at right. Ntambi recently found that subracting a single gene, SCD-1, from the genome of a mouse creates an animal that can eat a rich, high-fat diet without gaining weight or risking the complications of diabetes.|
|Professor of biochemistry and nutritional sciences James Ntambi, left, and scientist Makoto Miyazaki discuss two mice in their research lab.|
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