Cultivation of a three-dimensional adipose tissue engineered construct modeling the inflammatory phenotypes found in obese patients.

Zieba, Adam.
2017

Abstract: Obesity promotes the development of a variety of diseases including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, fatty liver, and cancer. As obesity is characterized by a chronic state of low-grade inflammation distinguished by immune cell infiltration into the adipose tissue, a model demonstrating this inflammatory state is needed to better understand the disease itself as well as how it af... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012561
ID: tufts:22473
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