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adipocyte

[′a·də·pə‚sīt]
(cell biology)
An animal cell that stores fat.
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However, it remains unclear whether adjusting the calorie levels in this way leads to an increased rate of adipose cell formation.
Kajimura, "EHMT1 controls brown adipose cell fate and thermogenesis through the PRDM16 complex," Nature, vol.
CONCLUSIONS: Both in vitro and in vivo studies showed that adipose cells were targets of AhR ligands and suggest that inflammation is one of the main regulated pathways.
6 % in adult females and males, respectively, from summer to late autumn (Funakoshi & Uchida 1978b), and white adipose cells stored as visceral and subcutaneous fats are used for energy during hibernation (Funakoshi & Uchida 1978a).
21] This distinguishes them from lipomas, which are usually surrounded by a connective tissue capsule and are filled with mature adipose cells.
This study demonstrates that an ethanolic extract of Magnolia dealbata seeds (MDE) and its components HK and MG stimulate the glucose uptake in adipose cells and propose for the first time a mechanism for the antidiabetic properties of these plant preparations.
Cardiac lipomas are very rare benign tumors of encapsulated mature adipose cells.
1) Renal angiomyolipoma is one of these benign tumors, classically a triphasic tumor with varying amounts of myoid spindle cells, adipose cells, and dysmorphic vessels.
LPT3-04 appears to target fat cells and, specifically, induce apoptosis in white adipose cells.
The stem cells are able to produce many different types of cells including cardiac, vascular, muscle, bone, adipose cells and cartilage in the laboratory.
Spot 14 is a thyroid-hormone-inducible protein that transduces signals for fatty acid synthesis in normal lactating mammary cells, as well as in normal hepatic and adipose cells.
On histologic study, typical JAG and CPA lipomas contain mature adipose cells and varying degrees of fibrovascular tissue.