lipolysis

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lipolysis

[lə′päl·ə·səs]
(physiology)
The release of fat from adipose tissue.
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At Day 6, the supernatants were collected, and adipolysis was measured using a commercial assay kit (Cayman Chemical, Ann Arbor, Ml, USA).
Gene deletion or pharmacological inhibition of FABP4 was reported to reduce adipolysis in 3T3-L1 cells (Cai et al., 2013).
Adipolysis is one of the major strategies to overcome the obesity.