Brown-to-white transition in subcutaneous fat: linking aging and disease

@inproceedings{Rogers2012BrowntowhiteTI,
  title={Brown-to-white transition in subcutaneous fat: linking aging and disease},
  author={Nicole H. Rogers and R. G. Smith},
  booktitle={Aging},
  year={2012}
}
resistance increases with age, but molecular mechanisms remain unclear. Aging causes loss of subcutaneous white adipose tissue (sWAT) associated with a redistribution of fat from peripheral to central stores [1]. Interestingly, in older individuals the ratio of peripheral/central fat is a stronger determinant of insulin resistance than central adiposity… CONTINUE READING