Molecular mechanisms underlying metabolic syndrome: the expanding role of the adipocyte.


The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is defined as a cluster of 3 or more metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors and represents a serious problem for public health. Altered function of adipose tissue has a significant impact on whole-body metabolism and represents a key driver for the development of these metabolic derangements, collectively referred as to MetS… (More)
DOI: 10.1096/fj.201601125RRR


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