Sex differences in regional distribution of fat cell size and lipoprotein lipase activity in morbidly obese patients.

Abstract

Adipose tissue distribution is an important predictor of obesity-associated morbidity and mortality. A central ('male') fat distribution is associated with increases in intra-abdominal adipose tissue which might be of metabolic importance. Although many recent studies have pointed out significant regional differences in the size and metabolism of… (More)

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@article{Fried1987SexDI, title={Sex differences in regional distribution of fat cell size and lipoprotein lipase activity in morbidly obese patients.}, author={Sophia Fried and John G. Kral}, journal={International journal of obesity}, year={1987}, volume={11 2}, pages={129-40} }