Inducible brown adipose tissue, or beige fat, is anabolic for the skeleton.

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It is known that insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus are associated with increased fractures and that brown adipose tissue (BAT) counteracts many if not all of the symptoms associated with type 2 diabetes. By the use of FoxC2(AD)(+/Tg) mice, a well-established model for induction of BAT, or beige fat, we present data extending the beneficial… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/en.2012-2162

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@article{Rahman2013InducibleBA, title={Inducible brown adipose tissue, or beige fat, is anabolic for the skeleton.}, author={Sima Rahman and Yalin Lu and Piotr J. Czernik and Clifford J. Rosen and S. Enerback and Beata Lecka-Czernik}, journal={Endocrinology}, year={2013}, volume={154 8}, pages={2687-701} }