The changed metabolic world with human brown adipose tissue: therapeutic visions.

@article{Nedergaard2010TheCM,
  title={The changed metabolic world with human brown adipose tissue: therapeutic visions.},
  author={Jan Nedergaard and Barbara A Cannon},
  journal={Cell metabolism},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={268-72}
}
That adult humans possess active brown adipose tissue potentially leads to a paradigm shift in the understanding of human metabolism and of obesity. Adaptive adrenergic thermogenesis in humans represents brown adipose tissue activity, the absence of which may contribute to middle-age obesity. 
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