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Regulation of human subcutaneous adipose tissue blood flow.

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Subcutaneous adipose tissue represents about 85% of all body fat. Its major metabolic role is the regulated storage and mobilization of lipid energy. It stores lipid in the form of triacylglycerol (TG), which is mobilized, as required for use by other tissues, in the form of non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA). Neither TG nor NEFA are soluble to any extent in water, and their transport to and out of the tissue requires specialized transport mechanisms and adequate blood flow. Subcutaneous adipo...

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10.1038/ijo.2013.200

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
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Author
Journal:
International journal of obesity (2005)
Volume:
38
Issue:
8
Pages:
1019-1026
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISSN:
1476-5497
ISSN:
0307-0565
URN:
uuid:e7642f78-24a4-4b8f-9b64-65e090d3dc5f
Source identifiers:
436073
Local pid:
pubs:436073
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English
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