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Structural aspects of adipose tissue: A summary attempting to synthesize the information contained in the preceding chapters

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Joseph R. Williamson,
  2. Paul E. Lacy

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050120

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Williamson, J. R. and Lacy, P. E. 2011. Structural aspects of adipose tissue: A summary attempting to synthesize the information contained in the preceding chapters. Comprehensive Physiology. 201–210.

Author Information

  1. Department of Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Structural Considerations
    • 1.1
      Structural “Obstacles” to Lipid Transport
    • 1.2
      Structural Specialization of Fat Cells
  • 2
    Lipid Storage
  • 3
    Lipid Mobilization
  • 4
    Accumulation of Lipid
  • 5
    Histogenesis of Fat Cells