Lipolysis

Known as: adipolysis, lipid breakdown, lipid catabolic process 
The metabolic process of breaking down LIPIDS to release FREE FATTY ACIDS, the major oxidative fuel for the body. Lipolysis may involve dietary… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Lipolysis is defined as the catabolism of triacylglycerols stored in cellular lipid droplets. Recent discoveries of essential… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Obesity elicits an immune response characterized by myeloid cell recruitment to key metabolic organs, including adipose tissue… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Triacylglycerol (TAG) stored in adipose tissue (AT) can be rapidly mobilized by the hydrolytic action of the three main lipases… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Fat tissue is the most important energy depot in vertebrates. The release of free fatty acids (FFAs) from stored fat requires the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL) was recently identified as an important triacylglycerol (TG) hydrolase promoting the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Elevated FFA concentrations have been shown to reproduce some of the metabolic abnormalities of obesity. It has been hypothesized… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Insulin resistance arises from the inability of insulin to act normally in regulating nutrient metabolism in peripheral tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Hyperleptinemia causes disappearance of body fat without a rise in free fatty acids (FFA) or ketones, suggesting that leptin can… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Countless millions of people have died from tuberculosis, a chronic infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus. The… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Fatty acids are important oxidative fuel for liver, kidney, skeletal muscle, and myocardium. There has been much interest in the… (More)
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