Adipocytes

The composition of the gut microbiota and excessive ingestion of high-fat diets ( HFD ) are considered to be important...


Lipodystrophy can be acquired or inherited and results in partially or complete loss of adipose tissue. In the most severe...


The emerging idea that obesity may have an infectious origin gets new support in a cross-sectional study by University of...


Rimonabant ( Acomplia / Zimulti ) is a cannabinoid receptor antagonist. It acts by blocking a specific type of receptor...


The thiazolidinedione Rosiglitazone ( Avandia ) is an insulin sensitizer that is indicated for use either as monotherapy or in...


Laboratory model missing one copy of Prox1 gene exhibits abnormal increase in fat accumulation around sites of lymph leakage from...


Researchers at the University of California, San Diego ( UCSD ) School of Medicine discovered that chronically high levels of...


Researchers, at University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, found that a hormonal cocktail routinely used in the lab induces a...


The Chlamydiae learned to parasitize eukaryotic cells half a billion years ago by reprogramming cellular functions from within. In humans today,...