Adipocytes, Brown

Known as: Brown Fat Cells, Brown adipocyte, Cells, Brown Fat 
Fat cells with dark coloration due to the densely packed MITOCHONDRIA. They contain numerous small lipid droplets or vacuoles. Their stored lipids… (More)
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Adipose tissue, best known for its role in fat storage, can also suppress weight gain and metabolic disease through the action of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The ability of mammals to resist body fat accumulation is linked to their ability to expand the number and activity of "brown… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The origin of brown adipocytes arising in white adipose tissue (WAT) after cold acclimatization is unclear. Here, we demonstrate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE The significant roles of brown adipose tissue (BAT) in the regulation of energy expenditure and adiposity are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Brown fat can increase energy expenditure and protect against obesity through a specialized program of uncoupled respiration… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The osteoblast-specific secreted molecule osteocalcin behaves as a hormone regulating glucose metabolism and fat mass in two… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Brown fat cells are specialized to dissipate energy and can counteract obesity; however, the transcriptional basis of their… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The function of brown adipose tissue is to transfer energy from food into heat; physiologically, both the heat produced and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Multilocular, mitochondria-rich adipocytes appear in white adipose tissue (WAT) of rats treated with the beta3-adrenoceptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Brown adipocytes are thermogenic cells which play an important role in energy balance. Their thermogenic activity is due to the… (More)
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