Multi-modal Analysis of Metabolic Enzyme Disruption in Adipocytes.

Sims, James.

Abstract: Obesity results from a chronic imbalance in caloric intake and expenditure. The excess calories are stored mainly as lipids (triglycerides, TG), leading to an expansion of body fat or adipose tissue through increases in fat cell (adipocyte, AD) size and number. One approach to controlling body fat could be to intervene in the metabolic processes of the adipose tissue that directly contri... read more

Tufts University. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.
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