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Metabolism of adipose tissue in experimental obesity

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Jean Mayer

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050164

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Mayer, J. 2011. Metabolism of adipose tissue in experimental obesity. Comprehensive Physiology. 645–651.

Author Information

  1. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Introduction: Regulatory and Metabolic Obesities
  • 2
    Characteristics of Adipose Tissue of Obese Mice
  • 3
    Metabolism of Glucose
  • 4
    Metabolism of Pyruvate and Acetate
  • 5
    Effect of Age
  • 6
    Effect of Diet
  • 7
    Uptake of Glucose by Insulin-Stimulated Adipose Tissue
  • 8
    Metabolism of Specifically Labeled Glucose in Insulin-Stimulated Adipose Tissue
  • 9
    Fat Mobilization
  • 10
    Lipase Activity
  • 11
    Glycerokinase Activity
  • 12
    Conclusion