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The metabolism of isolated fat cells

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Martin Rodbell

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050147

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Rodbell, M. 2011. The metabolism of isolated fat cells. Comprehensive Physiology. 471–482.

Author Information

  1. National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Preparation of Fat Cells
  • 2
    Morphology of Fat Cell and Stromal-Vascular Fractions
  • 3
    Metabolism of Glucose and Response to Insulin
  • 4
    Effects of Other Hormones on Glucose Metabolism
  • 5
    Potassium Requirement for Insulin Response by Fat Cells
  • 6
    Effects of Lipolytic Hormones on Fatty Acid and Glycerol Release