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- n. Plural form of uncoupler.
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Although they may have other roles, one is that they work to uncouple oxidative phosphorylation, hypothetically providing the same benefits as exogenous uncouplers
Granted, it also won't likely lead to the same weight loss and fat loss results as exogenous uncouplers like DNP, but it may help with fat loss through the same mechanism.
Kim MH (2007) Targeting the hypoxia inducible factor pathway with mitochondrial uncouplers.
(e.g., weight and fat loss), although this uncoupling is much more limited and won't lead to hyperthermia and the various side effects that exogenous and foreign uncouplers like DNP can lead to ...