Seok Geun Choi

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Adipose tissue development and function play a critical role in the regulation of energy balance, lipid metabolism, and the pathophysiology of metabolic syndromes. Although the effect of zinc ascorbate supplementation in diabetes or glycemic control is known in humans, the underlying mechanism is not well described. Here, we investigated the effect of a(More)
OBJECTIVE The incidence of spinal treatment, including nerve block, radiofrequency neurotomy, instrumented fusions, is increasing, and progressively involves patients of age 65 and older. Treatment of the geriatric patients is often a difficult challenge for the spine surgeon. General health, sociofamilial and mental condition of the patients as well as the(More)
ntensive genetic selection of animals for their lean growth has dramatically reduced intramuscular fat (marbling) impairing meat palatability. In recent years, extensive efforts have been made to enhance intramuscular fat only to yield limited success. The majority of available studies on intramuscular fat focus on the conversion of preadipocytes to(More)
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