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Marked resistance of femoral adipose tissue blood flow and lipolysis to adrenaline in vivo.

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AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: Fatty acid entrapment in femoral adipose tissue has been proposed to prevent ectopic fat deposition and visceral fat accumulation, resulting in protection from insulin resistance. Our objective was to test the hypothesis of femoral, compared with abdominal, adipose tissue resistance to adrenergic stimulation in vivo as a possible mechanism. METHODS: Regional fatty acid trafficking, along with the measurement of adipose tissue blood flow (ATBF) with (133)Xe washout, was studi...

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10.1007/s00125-012-2676-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Diabetologia
Volume:
55
Issue:
11
Pages:
3029-3037
Publication date:
2012-11-01
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
Source identifiers:
349773

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