Adipose tissue

Known as: Tissue, Fatty, Adipose tissues, Fatty Tissue 
Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Adipose tissue macrophages (ATMs) infiltrate adipose tissue during obesity and contribute to insulin resistance. We hypothesized… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Mounting evidence highlights the role of adipose tissue in the development of a systemic inflammatory state that contributes to… (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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Obesity alters adipose tissue metabolic and endocrine function and leads to an increased release of fatty acids, hormones, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Much of the work conducted on adult stem cells has focused on mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) found within the bone marrow stroma… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Future cell-based therapies such as tissue engineering will benefit from a source of autologous pluripotent stem cells. For… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The discovery of leptin in the mid-1990s has focused attention on the role of proteins secreted by adipose tissue. Leptin has… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Methods for assessment, e.g., anthropometric indicators and imaging techniques, of several phenotypes of human obesity, with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Obesity is frequently associated with insulin resistance and abnormal glucose homeostasis. Recent studies in animal models have… (More)
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