Development of a Three Dimensional Adipose Tissue Model for Studying Embryonic Exposures to Obesogenic Chemicals

Wang, Rebecca.

Abstract: Obesity is a rising issue, especially in the United States, that can lead to heart problems, type II diabetes, and respiratory problems. Since the 1970s, obesity rates in the United States have more than doubled in adults and children. Recent evidence suggests that exposure to certain chemicals, termed "obesogens", in utero may alter metabolic processes, predisposing individuals to gain ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
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