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fat cell

[′fat ‚sel]
(histology)
The principal component of adipose connective tissue; two types are yellow fat cells and brown fat cells.
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(1976) Vitamin A-containing lipocytes and formation of type III collagen in liver injury.
2 (a) Photomicrograph showing carcinomatous component of the tumour in form of high-grade urothelial carcinoma arranged in form of fused papillae and sheets (HE, X100); (b) Sarcomatous component of the tumour is composed of lipocytes and many multivacuolated lipoblasts [arrow] (HE, X200); (c) The carcinomatous component shows strong cytokeratin 7 expression (upper part), whereas the liposarcomatous component is completely negative (lower part) (IP, X200).
Among all cellular types in the sinusoids, special attention should be given to stellate cells or lipocytes, which produce the largest amount of serum laminin.
The ad says the product can "facilitate penetration of theophylline into and through the skin, all the way down to the fat tissues, which are special cells known as lipocytes or adipcytes that contain fat." Some women believe that they do not suffer from cellulite today because they used tea to color their legs during wartime when nylon stockings were hard to come by.
This unpublished work, he told SCIENCE NEWS, indicates that lecithin breaks down fibrous tissue formed when alcohol "transforms" the liver's lipocytes (cells that normally store vitamin A) into scar-tissue factories.
Lipomas are neoplasms of well differentiated lipocytes and lipoblasts (Chaudhary et al., 2015).
Rat mesenchymal stem cells (rMSCs) are able to differentiate into various types of cells like osteoblasts, lipocytes, and so on [16].
(2,7) Oil red O stain for lipocytes and Bodian stain for neural material are negative.
(2-4) Ischemic necrosis or other means of damage to lipocytes results in release of lipase, cholesterol, or other reactive materials, perpetuating a vicious cycle of inflammation.
This type of lobular panniculitis has characteristic histologic features of basophilic degeneration of lipocytes leading to formation of ghost cells, calcification and saponification of the dermal collagen and necrosis.
The response of rat liver perisinusoidal lipocytes to polypeptide growth regulator changes with their transdifferentiation into myofibroblast-like cells in culture.
Histologically, these tumors show lipoblasts (irregularly shaped cells with hyperchromatic nuclei) and lipocytes.4 Although these tumors are known to locally recur if marginally excised, metastasis does not occur.