Example sentences for: adipocytes

How can you use “adipocytes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • However, it is clear that mutations in LMNA cause tissue-specific disease affecting various differentiated cells including cardiac and skeletal muscle, adipocytes and neurons.

  • CD36 protein mediates long chain free FA uptake in adipocytes and other tissues, including liver.

  • One of them, resistin, was discovered a few years ago by Mitchell Lazar and colleagues, who showed that the protein is expressed by mouse adipocytes and regulated by a group of anti-diabetic drugs called thiazolidinediones.

  • The human homolog of resistin has subsequently been under intense investigation, but initial studies revealed more differences than similarities between the human and rodent proteins: human resistin is mostly expressed in macrophages, not in adipocytes, and its serum levels do not correlate as clearly with obesity, insulin resistance, or diabetes.

  • For example, levels of leptin are increased among overweight children and adolescents [ 23 24 ] , and this hormone is secreted by adipocytes.


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