Glucocorticoids have pleiotropic metabolic functions and acute glucocorticoid excess affects fatty acid metabolism, increasing systemic lipolysis. Whether glucocorticoids exert adipose tissue depot-specific effects remains unclear.
In vivo assessment of femoral and abdominal adipose tissue responses to acute glucocorticoid administration.
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Nine healthy male volunteers studied on two occasions, following ...Expand abstract
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