white adipose tissue


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white adipose tissue

[¦wīt ‚ad·ə‚pōs ′tish·ü]
(histology)
The most common type of adipose tissue, representing stored food reserves and thermal and physical insulation.
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Then, it seems that irisin causes the browning of subcutaneous white adipose tissue and increases energy expenditure via thermogenesis, independent of exercise or food intake in rats.
Wei, "Injecting engineered anti-inflammatory macrophages therapeutically induces white adipose tissue browning and improves diet-induced insulin resistance," Adipocyte, vol.
Your body still has far too much white adipose tissue, and you are being exposed to far too much chronic inflammation.
The theory is that the excess adrenaline produced by this rare tumor may have induced the expansion of the brown adipose stem cell component present in this depot of white adipose tissue.
Curcumin treatment also significantly reduced macrophage infiltration of white adipose tissue, increased adipose tissue adiponectin production, and decreased hepatic nuclear factor-kappaB activity, hepatomegaly, and markers of hepatic inflammation.
White adipose tissue (WAT) is the prevalent type in adults functioning as the major storage site for the lipids from daily intake (triglycerides and cholesterol esters), which are burned whenever body cells require energy.
Role of low-grade inflammation and macrophage infiltration in human white adipose tissue.
Consistent with our data from db/db diabetic/obese mice, an earlier microarray-based study also found a marked increase in lipocalin-2 expression in white adipose tissue of ob/ob obese mice (34).
The effects of Aldh1a1 inhibition were evident in both a genetic knockout model as well as through anti-sense targeting of Aldh1a1 in obese mice, with the induction of brown fat-like attributes in white adipose tissue, including visceral fat.
There are two different types of fat - white adipose tissue (WAT) and BAT.
The drug acts on white adipose tissue, the scientific name for the unhealthy type of fat that accumulates under the skin and around the abdomen, and is a disease and mortality predictor.