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adipocyte

[′a·də·pə‚sīt]
(cell biology)
An animal cell that stores fat.
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Exposure of growing EBs to high-RA is known to markedly increase the rate of neural differentiation, whereas exposure to low-RA induces more mesodermal cells like adipocytes (Rohweddel et al.
Results: The absolute and relative quantitation of GLUT4 gene by qPCR showed the activation of GLUT4 transcript at lower concentration of steviol (1 [micro]M) and higher concentration of stevioside (100 [micro]M) in both L6 myotubes and 3T3-L1 adipocytes.
Adipocytes are a major constituent of adipose tissue that controls energy balance by storing triglycerides in periods of energy excess and mobilizing it during energy deprivation.
To study the effects of genetic differences in adipocytes, the researchers gathered adipose samples from healthy Europeans carrying either the risk or the non-risk version of the region.
With regard to visceral adipocyte size, in women, omental adipocytes are 20%-30% smaller than abdominal subcutaneous adipocytes over a broad range of obesity levels (Fig.
Adipocytes are lipocytes or fat cells, which have adipose tissues that are responsible for storing energy as fat.
Xanthohumol, a chalcone constituent from beer hops, has been previously reported to ameliorate lipid and glucose metabolism in KK-Ay mice, to reduce insulin resistance, and to reduce adipocyte numbers and hypertrophy.
However, the origin of these special brown adipocytes has remained a matter of debate.
The increased number and size of adipocytes in F1 males was not completely reflected in the overall depot weights, which showed modest increases, suggesting that there may be a difference in the density of lipids stored in the WAT of TBT-exposed animals (Figure 1).
This review will consider the concept that the development of a mitochondrial dysfunction in adipocytes is an early step in the pathogenesis for type 2 diabetes.
The capacity of stem cells to differentiate into endothelial cells and adipocytes upon receiving proper stimuli may be promising for developing vascularised fat graft for reconstructive purposes (12).
It aims to reduce cellulite by regulating the flow of fat cells adipocytes, slowing down the formulation of new fatty cells and combating build-up in tissues, relieving water retention to restore firm skin and it's applied on the thighs, stomach and buttocks with light, smoothing strokes.