Selective mobilization of fatty acids from adipose tissue triacylglycerols.

  title={Selective mobilization of fatty acids from adipose tissue triacylglycerols.},
  author={Thierry Raclot},
  journal={Progress in lipid research},
  volume={42 4},
Adipose tissue triacylglycerols represent the main storage of a wide spectrum of fatty acids differing by molecular structure. The release of individual fatty acids from adipose tissue is selective according to carbon chain length and unsaturation degree in vitro and in vivo in animal studies and also in humans. The mechanism of selective fatty acid mobilization from white fat cells is not known. Lipolysis is widely reported to work at a lipid-water interface where only small amounts of… CONTINUE READING
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