Sex differences in human adipose tissues - the biology of pear shape.Karastergiou, Kalypso.
Smith, Steven R.
Greenberg, Andrew S.
Fried, Susan K.
Abstract: Women have more body fat than men, but in contrast to the deleterious metabolic consequences of the central obesity typical of men, the pear-shaped body fat distribution of many women is associated with lower cardiometabolic risk. To understand the mechanisms regulating adiposity and adipose tissue distribution in men and women,... read more
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- Karastergiou, Kalypso, Steven R. Smith, Andrew S. Greenberg, and Susan K. Fried. "Sex differences in human adipose tissues - the biology of pear shape." Biology of Sex Differences 3, no. 1 (12, 2012): 1-12.