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Bloodless revolution

Pond, Caroline (2010). Bloodless revolution. Physiology News, 78 pp. 21–23.

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Subtle paracrine interactions between minor depots and contiguous tissues are restoring the reputation of adipose tissue, best known for its bulk and disease-causing properties. Micromanagement of fatty acids supports fast, efficient immune responses that avoid competition with other lipid-utilizing tissues. Such roles explain aspects of the gross anatomy of mammalian adipose tissue, long thought to be inexplicable.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Author
ISSN: 2041-6512
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 31387
Depositing User: Caroline Pond
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2012 10:06
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2018 09:45
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