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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The recent insight that brown adipocytes and muscle cells share a common origin and in this respect are distinct from white… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The considerable therapeutic potential of human multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) has generated markedly increasing… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We describe a novel 30-kDa secretory protein, Acrp30 (adipocyte complement-related protein of 30 kDa), that is made exclusively… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Prostaglandins (PGs) of the J2 series form in vivo and exert effects on a variety of biological processes. While most of PGs… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) has been shown to have certain catabolic effects on fat cells and whole animals. An… Expand