[Adipose tissue: a storage and secretory organ].


The adipose tissue plays a fundamental role in maintaining the energy balance in mammals. During periods of high energy intake, the adipocytes store energy in the form of fat (triglycerides), which can be mobilized as free fatty acids during energy deprivation. Adipose tissue can no longer be considered only as a passive tissue that simply stores energy… (More)


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