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Brown Fat

Known as: Fat, Brown, BAT, Adipocytus multigutturalis 
A thermogenic form of adipose tissue composed of BROWN ADIPOCYTES. It is found in newborns of many species including humans, and in hibernating… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Immune cells were recently found to have an unexpected involvement in controlling the thermogenic activity of brown and beige… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Overfeeding experiments, in which we impose short-term positive energy balance, help unravel the cellular, physiological and… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Great discrepancies exist in the reported prevalence of altered energy metabolism (hypo- or hypermetabolism) in cancer patients… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Atherosclerosis, for which hyperlipidemia is a major risk factor, is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Western… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Bone marrow adipose tissue (BMAT) emerges as a distinct fat depot whose importance has been proved in the bone-fat interaction… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Purpose There is growing evidence that inflammation is a central and reversible mechanism through which obesity promotes cancer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Obesity results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure. In rodents and newborn humans, brown adipose… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Using positron-emission tomography (PET), we found that cold-induced glucose uptake was increased by a factor of 15 in… Expand
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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… Expand
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