Adipose Tissue Biology
Michael E. Symonds
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 20, 2011 - Medical - 414 pages
This book is designed to provide a comprehensive insight into current perspectives and challenges in adipose tissue biology. In Adipose Tissue Biology, scientists and clinicians discuss adipocyte precursors, differentiation and growth, brown and white adipose tissue, gender, inflammation, dietary and genetic determinants of fat mass, together with evolutionary and developmental aspects of adiposity.
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Brown Adipose Tissue
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