Role of sex hormones in modulation of brown adipose tissue activity.

  title={Role of sex hormones in modulation of brown adipose tissue activity.},
  author={Carmelo Quarta and Roberta Mazza and R. Pasquali and Uberto Pagotto},
  journal={Journal of molecular endocrinology},
  volume={49 1},
The recent demonstration that metabolically active brown adipose tissue (BAT) is present with a high prevalence in humans undoubtedly represents one of the major advancements in the field of metabolic research in the last few years. The increasing interest in BAT is justified by preclinical observations highlighting an important role of this tissue in energy dissipation and metabolic clearance of substrates from the blood. These findings imply that stimulation of BAT activity may represent a… CONTINUE READING

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