Direct Evidence of Brown Adipocytes in Different Fat Depots in Children

  title={Direct Evidence of Brown Adipocytes in Different Fat Depots in Children},
  author={Denise Rockstroh and Kathrin Landgraf and Isabel Viola Wagner and Julia Gesing and Roy Tauscher and Nicole Lakowa and Wieland Kiess and Ulf B{\"u}hligen and Magdalena Wojan and Holger Till and Matthias Bl{\"u}her and Antje K{\"o}rner},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Recent studies suggested the persistence of brown adipocytes in adult humans, as opposed to being exclusively present in infancy. In this study, we investigated the presence of brown-like adipocytes in adipose tissue (AT) samples of children and adolescents aged 0 to 18 years and evaluated the association with age, location, and obesity. For this, we analysed AT samples from 131 children and 23 adults by histological, immunohistochemical and expression analyses. We detected brown-like and UCP1… CONTINUE READING
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