Development of a 3-Dimensional Fat Model Using Alginate Hydrogels.

Judith, Jacqueline Elizabeth.

In 2010, more than 35.7% of U.S. adults were considered obese [24]. With obesity comes increased risk for conditions such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes [23]. To combat obesity, more needs to be known about the process of adiposity, the excessive expansion of adipose tissue. As of now, adiposity has been studied through both in vivo and in vitro studies. In vivo studies however, a... read more

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