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Nicotinamide-N-methyltransferase (NNMT) Versus Its Inhibitor, a new way to promote weight loss?

Written by Dr. Jonathan Peterson, Updated on November 18th, 2020

NNMT enzyme image 300x151There is a critical need for new mechanism-of-action drugs that reduce the burden of obesity, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease, cancer, Parkinson's disease, kidney disease, metabolic disorders, and other associated chronic metabolic co-morbidities. Nicotinamide-N-methyltransferase (NNMT), is a cytosolic enzyme with newly identified cellular metabolism roles and energy homeostasis. Studies indicate that this enzyme slows down the process at which our bodies metabolize... Read more »