Adipocytes, White

Known as: White Fat Cell, White adipose cell, Adipocyte, White 
Fat cells with light coloration and few MITOCHONDRIA. They contain a scant ring of CYTOPLASM surrounding a single large lipid droplet or vacuole.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Genomewide association studies can be used to identify disease-relevant genomic regions, but interpretation of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Brown adipose tissue helps to maintain body temperature in hibernators, rodents and neonatal mammals by converting lipids and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Brown fat generates heat via the mitochondrial uncoupling protein UCP1, defending against hypothermia and obesity. Recent data… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The recent insight that brown adipocytes and muscle cells share a common origin and in this respect are distinct from white… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
White adipose (fat) tissues regulate metabolism, reproduction, and life span. Adipocytes form throughout life, with the most… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Attainment of a brown adipocyte cell phenotype in white adipocytes, with their abundant mitochondria and increased energy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Calorie restriction extends lifespan in organisms ranging from yeast to mammals. In yeast, the SIR2 gene mediates the life… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
White adipose tissue is now recognised to be a multifunctional organ; in addition to the central role of lipid storage, it has a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Obesity, i.e. an excess of white adipose tissue (WAT), predisposes to the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular… (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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