Sex differences in adipose tissue

  title={Sex differences in adipose tissue},
  author={Esther Fuente-Mart{\'i}n and Pilar Argente-Ariz{\'o}n and Purificaci{\'o}n Ros and Jes{\'u}s Argente and Julie A Chowen},
Obesity and its associated secondary complications are active areas of investigation in search of effective treatments. As a result of this intensified research numerous differences between males and females at all levels of metabolic control have come to the forefront. These differences include not only the amount and distribution of adipose tissue, but also differences in its metabolic capacity and functions between the sexes. Here, we review some of the recent advances in our understanding… CONTINUE READING
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