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Adipose Tissue

"Adipose Tissue" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals, there are two types of adipose tissue, the WHITE FAT and the BROWN FAT. Their relative distributions vary in different species with most adipose tissue being white.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adipose Tissue" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Adipose Tissue" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1638 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 107 publications in 2017
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