Standard Article

Metabolism of human adipose tissue in vitro

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. J. Hirsch,
  2. B. Goldrick

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050146

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Hirsch, J. and Goldrick, B. 2011. Metabolism of human adipose tissue in vitro. Comprehensive Physiology. 455–470.

Author Information

  1. The Rockefeller Institute, New York City

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Aspiration of Adipose Tissue
  • 2
    Viability of Tissue
  • 3
    Optimal Conditions for Incubation
    • 3.1
      Gas Phase
    • 3.2
      Buffer
    • 3.3
      Effect of Insulin
  • 4
    The Effect of Tissue Size
  • 5
    Distribution of Label in Tissue Lipids
  • 6
    Average Values for the Metabolic Activity of Human Adipose Tissue
  • 7
    The Metabolic Activity of Human Subcutaneous Fat Obtained from Different Anatomical Sites
  • 8
    Effect of the Size of the Fat Depot on the Metabolic Activity of Adipose Tissue
  • 9
    Effects of Dietary Factors on the Metabolism of Adipose Tissue
    • 9.1
      Changing the Composition of the Diet
    • 9.2
      Effect of Caloric Restriction and Refeeding on the Metabolism of Adipose Tissue
  • 10
    Discussion