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n.1.(Physiol.) The digestion of fats.
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Isoproterenol (Merck, Darmstadt, Germany), a known stimulator of adipolysis (Gauthier et al.
Kythera has active or exploratory programs in adipolysis, photoaging and dermal contouring and topical neuromodulation.
KYTHERA has an innovative pipeline, with its lead program in adipolysis (ATX-101) projected to start US Phase III trials late in 2011 or early 2012.
Adipolysis is one of the major strategies to overcome the obesity.