Shared circulatory systems in mice: what parabiosis may tell us about obesity & diabetes

Hey HAP! This is an experiment worth sharing- researchers “linked” mice together so that they share the same circulatory system as follows and got these results (for those of you concerned for the mice, the procedure is performed under anesthesia; you can read more about parabiosis here- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23489470)- parabiosis

Source: http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v16/n10/full/nm1010-1097.html

Posted by Alice Li ’14

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