Tracing human brown fat

Mariette R. Boon*, Emmani B. M. Nascimento, Wouter D. van Marken Lichtenbelt

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Adipocyte progenitors have the capacity to differentiate into mature brown adipocytes with thermogenic capabilities. Two new studies identify novel markers to help prospectively isolate these and mature adipocytes from human brown fat biopsies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-668
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

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