Receptor feasts on sugar and cholesterol

Joseph T. Rodgers, Pere Puigserver

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The nuclear hormone receptor LXR - best known for sensing cholesterol metabolites - also responds to glucose. The findings give LXR a central role in modulating the body's response to metabolic inputs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)128-129
Number of pages2
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2007
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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Rodgers, J. T., & Puigserver, P. (2007). Receptor feasts on sugar and cholesterol. Nature Medicine, 13(2), 128-129.