Adaptive Thermogenesis

Known as: Facultative Thermogenesis, Thermogenesis, Nonshivering, Thermogenesis, Facultative 
The regulated production of heat in response to short term environmental changes, such as stress, diet or reduced temperature. [PMID:17260010, PMID… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Certain white adipose tissue (WAT) depots are readily able to convert to a "brown-like" state with prolonged cold exposure or… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
All homeotherms use thermogenesis to maintain their core body temperature, ensuring that cellular functions and physiological… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Studies in animals indicate that brown adipose tissue is important in the regulation of body weight, and it is… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
The epidemic of obesity is developing faster than the scientific understanding of an efficient way to overcome it, as reflected… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
SIRT3 is one of the seven mammalian sirtuin homologs of the yeast Sir2 gene, which mediates the effect of caloric restriction on… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Adaptive nonshivering thermogenesis may have profound effects on energy balance and is therefore therefore is a potential… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
total fast of approximately 150 days! This impressive energy reserve is due both to the high energy content of triglycerides… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Type 2 iodothyronine deiodinase (D2) is a selenoenzyme, the product of the recently cloned cAMP-dependent Dio2 gene, which… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
Obesity results when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure. Naturally occurring genetic mutations, as well as ablative lesions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Adaptive thermogenesis is an important component of energy homeostasis and a metabolic defense against obesity. We have cloned a… (More)
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