Brown adipose tissue growth and development: significance and nutritional regulation.

@article{Satterfield2011BrownAT,
  title={Brown adipose tissue growth and development: significance and nutritional regulation.},
  author={Michael Carey Satterfield and Guoyao Wu},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={1589-608}
}
The last decade has witnessed a profound resurgence in brown adipose tissue (BAT) research. The need for such a dramatic increase stems from the ever-growing trend toward global obesity. Indeed, it is currently estimated that rates of obesity in developed countries such as the United States exceed 35% of the population (1). The higher incidence of obesity is associated with increased prevalence of the metabolic syndrome including diabetes, hypertension, and coronary heart disease, among others… CONTINUE READING

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