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… (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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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Obesity results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure. In rodents and newborn humans, brown adipose… (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
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Using positron-emission tomography (PET), we found that cold-induced glucose uptake was increased by a factor of 15 in… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Adipose tissue is central to the regulation of energy balance. Two functionally different types of fat are present in mammals… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Brown fat cells are specialized to dissipate energy and can counteract obesity; however, the transcriptional basis of their… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Mitochondria play an essential role in the ability of brown fat to generate heat, and the PGC-1 coactivators control several… (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
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Adaptive thermogenesis is an important component of energy homeostasis and a metabolic defense against obesity. We have cloned a… (More)
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