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Cell Metab. 2010 Apr 7;11(4):253-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2010.03.004.

Distribution and development of brown adipocytes in the murine and human adipose organ.

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Department of Molecular Pathology and Innovative Therapies, University of Ancona (Politecnica delle Marche), IT-60020 Ancona, Italy.

Abstract

Murine white and brown adipocytes are found together in dissectible visceral and subcutaneous fat depots supplied by specific vessels and nerves, forming a multi-depot organ with plastic properties. Many of the anatomo-physiological features of murine fat depots apply to humans.

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20374956
DOI:
10.1016/j.cmet.2010.03.004
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