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Balancing the Fat Equation

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Dr. Ronald Evans reviews how cell receptors called PPARs regulate body weight by controlling fat burning or storage. Part of the 2004 Howard Hughes Holiday Lecture Series.

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Runtime: 58 minutes 28 seconds

Person about to look into the eye pieces of a microscope. Caption: how hormones control the genome,
Holiday Lectures On Science
Season 2004 / Ep 1
58 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Person Speaking from a podium. Caption: and why it doesn't act so well in the obese.
Holiday Lectures On Science
Season 2004 / Ep 2
58 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Illustration of a cell with activity inside. Caption: It changes the function of the cell
Holiday Lectures On Science
Season 2004 / Ep 3
58 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Person in gloves and a lab coat handles two mice. One is noticeably heavy. Caption: because a single gene is defective,
Holiday Lectures On Science
Season 2004 / Ep 4
58 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12