Distribution and Development of Brown Adipocytes in the Murine and Human Adipose Organ

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  • Cinti S
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Abstract

Murine white and brown adipocytes are found together in dissectible visceral and subcutaneous fat depots supplied by specific vessels and nerves, forming a multi-depot organ with plastic properties. Many of the anatomo-physiological features of murine fat depots apply to humans.

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  • A Frontini

  • S Cinti

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