SCIENCE CHINA Life Sciences, Volume 61 , Issue 4 : 373-379(2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11427-017-9257-1

Nanomedicine for obesity treatment

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  • ReceivedOct 10, 2017
  • AcceptedNov 20, 2017
  • PublishedMar 29, 2018


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the grants from Sloan Research Fellowship


National Institute of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards(CTSA,NIH,grant,1UL1TR001111)


This work was supported by the grant from Sloan Research Fellowship.

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The author(s) declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) Schematic of nanomedicine for obesity treatment with different mechanisms, including suppression of digestibility and enhancement of energy expenditure.

  • Figure 2

    (Color online) Mechanism of the targeted gene delivery to adipocytes by ATS-9R (Figure adapted and modified from Won et al., 2014).

  • Figure 3

    (Color online) Chemical structure of browning agent-loaded nanoparticles and schematic of the WAT browning process through a positive feedback drug delivery system (Figure adapted and modified from Xue et al., 2016).

  • Figure 4

    (Color online) Schematic illustration of the browning reagents-loaded transcutaneous MN patch for the brown remodeling of the white fat (Figure adapted and modified from Zhang et al., 2017a).


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