Brown adipose tissue during puberty and with aging.

Abstract

It was previously assumed that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is present in humans only for a short period following birth, the time in which mechanisms of generating heat by way of shivering are not yet developed. Although BAT is maximally recruited in early infancy, findings in recent years have led to a new consensus that metabolically active BAT remains… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/07853890.2014.914807

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