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an interwoven or interrelated number of things


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part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

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Orexin modulates brown adipose tissue thermogenesis.
Exercise ameliorates high-fat diet-induced metabolic and vascular dysfunction, and increases adipocyte progenitor cell population in brown adipose tissue.
BMP8B increases brown adipose tissue thermogenesis through both central and peripheral actions" Cell, vol.
Unexpected evidence for active brown adipose tissue in adult humans.
Ontogeny and metabolism of brown adipose tissue in livestock species.
Hibernoma is a rare benign tumour arising from remnants of fetal brown adipose tissue.
1] of body weight, intraperitoneally), and laparotomy was carried out to collect blood (4 mL) from the vena cava and to remove the tissues (heart, kidney, spleen, liver, seminal vesicles, adrenal gland, testicle, epididymal, retroperitoneal, subcutaneous and brown adipose tissues, and the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles) that were weighed and stored in a freezer at -80[degrees]C.
Brown adipose tissue produces lots of heat by burning calories so, unlike white fat which clings to our hips and expands our ageing waistlines, brown fat keeps the weight off.
Another 16 articles bring readers up to date on such matters as the implication of brown adipose tissue for human, cytochrome P450s in the regulation of cellular retinoic acid metabolism, the impact of common gene variants on how biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk respond to increased fish oil fatty acids intake, how many people are malnourished, and energy intake and response to infection with influenza.
Brown adipose tissue is characterised as possessing a unique uncoupling protein (UCP)1 which enables the rapid generation of large amounts of heat and is most abundant in the newborn.
In contrast, brown adipose tissue burns as many calories as skeletal muscle.
They certainly look like they are brown adipose tissue," meaning brown fat tissue, Spiegelman says.
Smaller amounts of leptin are also secreted by cells in the epithelium of the stomach, brown adipose tissue, placenta (syncytiotrophoblasts), ovaries, skeletal muscle, stomach (lower part of fundic glands), mammary epithelial cells, bone marrow, pituitary and liver.
This is especially important when viewing PET-CT studies of women and girls because of brown adipose tissue, or brown fat, which is located in the supraclavicular area and mediastinum of these patients.