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Accumulation and Release of Chemicals by Adipose Tissue

Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents

  1. J. C. Street,
  2. R. P. Sharma

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp090130

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Street, J. C. and Sharma, R. P. 2011. Accumulation and Release of Chemicals by Adipose Tissue. Comprehensive Physiology. 483–493.

Author Information

  1. Toxicology Program, Departments of Animal and Veterinary Science, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    General Pharmacodynamics of Environmental Chemicals
  • 2
    Rates of Accumulation and Release for Different Chemicals
    • 2.1
      Short-Lived Chemicals
    • 2.2
      Long-Lived Chemicals
  • 3
    Physiological Factors in Accumulation and Release of Chemicals by Adipose Tissue
    • 3.1
      Adipose Tissue Perfusion Rates
    • 3.2
      Altered Adipose Tissue Mass
    • 3.3
      Status of Drug-Metabolizing Enzymes
  • 4
    Effects of Stored Chemicals on Adipose Tissue Physiology