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Synonyms for tissue

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for tissue

an interwoven or interrelated number of things

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Synonyms for tissue

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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Brown fat tissue is important in thermogenesis and energy metabolism.
A team of researchers, led by Bruce Spiegelman of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass., made brown fat tissue from the skin cells of mice and mouse myoblasts.
Researchers grew "beating" cells with properties similar to the heart's conductive tissue from stem cells taken from the brown fat tissue of mice.
When body temperature drops below a regulatory threshold, brown fat tissue is highly specialized for nonshivering thermogenesis.
"We already know that those of us who have more brown fat tissue have a smaller risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
In addition, the researchers found that SIRT1 must be present in POMC neurons for leptin to stimulate the remodeling of white adipose tissue into brown fat tissue, which "burns" fat to generate heat.