Regulation of brown adipocyte metabolism by myostatin/follistatin signaling

@inproceedings{Singh2014RegulationOB,
  title={Regulation of brown adipocyte metabolism by myostatin/follistatin signaling},
  author={Rajan Singh and Melissa Braga and Shehla Pervin},
  booktitle={Front. Cell Dev. Biol.},
  year={2014}
}
Obesity develops from perturbations of cellular bioenergetics, when energy uptake exceeds energy expenditure, and represents a major risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other conditions. Brown adipose tissue (BAT) has long been known to dissipate energy as heat and contribute to energy expenditure, but its presence and physiological role in adult human physiology has been questioned for years. Recent demonstrations of… CONTINUE READING
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