Adipose tissue remodeling in rats exhibiting fructose-induced obesity.

  title={Adipose tissue remodeling in rats exhibiting fructose-induced obesity.},
  author={Raffaella Crescenzo and Francesca Bianco and Paola Coppola and Arianna Mazzoli and Salvatore Valiante and Giovanna Liverini and Susanna Iossa},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  volume={53 2},
PURPOSE To explore the effect of a fructose-rich diet on morphological and functional changes in white adipose tissue (WAT) that could contribute to the development of insulin resistance. METHODS Adult sedentary rats were fed a fructose-rich diet for 8 weeks. Glucose tolerance test was carried out together with measurement of plasma triglycerides, non-esterified fatty acids and lipid peroxidation. In subcutaneous abdominal and intra-abdominal WAT, number and size of adipocytes together with… CONTINUE READING


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