adipose tissue

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Synonyms for adipose tissue

a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy

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You can imagine those little oil droplets that briefly went to the vinegar--they're the same as the POPs going into the blood briefly and then going back into the fat tissue.
Regeneration of a damaged heart is possible through stem cells derived from a patient's own fat tissues, according to Dr Karl Groth, chairman and CEO, Bioheart Inc.
If we look at fat tissue through a microscope, adipocytes look like small, empty drops (Figure 1).
Researchers grew "beating" cells with properties similar to the heart's conductive tissue from stem cells taken from the brown fat tissue of mice.
Galectin-1 gene was isolated from cDNA of the 30 kg-weight back fat tissue derived from Sancheong Berkshire pig.
Some of the salmon's nitrogen goes to muscle tissue but much of it is secreted through urine since bears' fat tissue has little nitrogen in it.
During the growth process in boys, more energy may be devoted toward height than to the development of fat tissue, while early-maturing girls are more likely to store extra energy intake as fat tissue.
The authors, led by Dr Peter Terry of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, suggest that after the menopause, fat tissue is an important source of oestrogen.
Deficiencies in that growth hormone have long been associated with decreases in lean body mass and increases in fat tissue.
We believe Ablaris' unique technology that directly targets blood vessels feeding white fat tissue presents a significant advantage as we look to enter the clinic with Ablaris' first drug candidate later this year.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new source of stem cells that produce fat tissue has been found, researchers say.
The injection consists of plant polymers which bind with the cell walls of the fat tissue and release the fat to be dissolved.
Generalised lipodystrophy is characterised by widespread loss of fat tissue under the skin.
Fat tissue, which is one of the most dominant components that make up the body, are always traumatized during major surgery.
Researcher Mohsen Meydani said: "Weight gain is the result of the growth and expansion of fat tissue which cannot happen unless new blood vessels form, a process known as angiogenesis.