2017. augusztus 5., szombat

Zsírszövet: a gyorsreagálású energiatároló !

Adipose tissue, which consists of adipocytes (fat cells) (Fig. 22-4), is amorphous and widely distributed in the body: under the skin, around the deep blood vessels, and in the abdominal cavity. It typically makes up about 15% of the mass of a young adult human, with approximately 65% of this mass being in the form of triacylglycerols. Adipocytes are metabolically very active, responding quickly to hormonal stimuli in a metabolic interplay with the liver, skeletal muscles, and the heart.

Lehninger-Nelson-Cox: Principles of Biochemistry, 741.o.

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