Adipocytes

Known as: Mature Fat Cell, Cell, Fat, Lipocyte 
Cells in the body that store FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. WHITE ADIPOCYTES are the predominant type and found mostly in the abdominal… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Tumorigenesis is a complex and dynamic process, consisting of three stages: initiation, progression, and metastasis. Tumors are… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), a non-hematopoietic stem cell population first discovered in bone marrow, are multipotent cells… (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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Review
2006
Review
2006
Adipocytes have been studied with increasing intensity as a result of the emergence of obesity as a serious public health problem… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The considerable therapeutic potential of human multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) has generated markedly increasing… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Macrophage infiltration of white adipose tissue (WAT) is implicated in the metabolic complications of obesity. The precipitating… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Weight gain is associated with infiltration of fat by macrophages, suggesting that they are an important source of… (More)
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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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2004
Highly Cited
2004
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenously expressed 20-24 nucleotide RNAs thought to repress protein translation through binding to a… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The adipocyte plays a critical role in energy balance. Adipose tissue growth involves an increase in adipocyte size and the… (More)
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