Developmental biology: Neither fat nor flesh

@article{Cannon2008DevelopmentalBN,
  title={Developmental biology: Neither fat nor flesh},
  author={Barbara Cannon and Jan Nedergaard},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2008},
  volume={454},
  pages={947-948}
}
In mammals, white adipose tissue stores fat, whereas brown adipose tissue burns fat. Brown adipocytes have a common origin with muscle cells, which could help explain their unusual function. 
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