Establishment of in vitro Three-Dimensional Human Brown Adipose Tissue-like Constructs.

Zhao, Nan.

Abstract: Obesity has become a worldwide pandemic and there is an urgent need to develop efficient anti-obesity therapies. Recent studies suggested that brown adipose tissue, which plays a key role in thermogenesis, has potential to combat obesity. The aim of this study was to establish a physiologically relevant human brown adipose tissue-like construct in vitro as a first step toward studies wit... read more

Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
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