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Comparative physiology of adipose tissue in different sites and in different species

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Eleazar Shafrir,
  2. Ernst Wertheimer

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050143

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Shafrir, E. and Wertheimer, E. 2011. Comparative physiology of adipose tissue in different sites and in different species. Comprehensive Physiology. 417–429.

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School and Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Fatty Acid Uptake and Release; Response to Hormones
  • 2
    Triglyceride (TG) Synthesis and Breakdown
  • 3
    Building of Fat Stores; Fatty Acid Synthesis and Triglyceride Uptake
  • 4
    Carbohydrate Metabolism
  • 5
    Composition and Distribution of Fat in Adipose Tissues
  • 6
    Concluding Comment