News tagged with fat cells

Regulating fat cell differentiation

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research led by University College Dublin Conway Fellow, Professor Johan Ericsson has identified a key regulator of fat cell differentiation that may be a novel target for obesity drugs. The results of ...

dateJun 15, 2010 in Medical research
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Scientists discover new fat cell

As if fat weren't troublesome enough, a research team at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has discovered a new type of fat cell with potentially harmful characteristics.

dateAug 02, 2010 in Medical research
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Slimming aid from the cell laboratory?

Love handles, muffin tops and stomach tires - white fat tissue forms the typical curves in the notorious problem areas to store energy. Exactly the opposite happens in brown fat tissue: Instead of being stored, energy gets ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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