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Upper and lower body adipose tissue function: a direct comparison of fat mobilization in humans.

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OBJECTIVES: Fat in the lower body is not associated with the same risk of cardiovascular disease as fat in the upper body. Is this explained by differences in the physiological functioning of the two depots? This study had two objectives: 1) to determine whether fat mobilization and blood flow differ between gluteal and abdominal adipose tissues in humans, and 2) to develop a new technique to assess gluteal adipose tissue function directly. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES: We performed detai...

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10.1038/oby.2004.15

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Obesity research
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
114-118
Publication date:
2004-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1550-8528
ISSN:
1071-7323
Source identifiers:
25771
Language:
English
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uuid:1b6e279a-cea2-4a8a-a24d-8827d1091084
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pubs:25771
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2012-12-19

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