Example sentences for: adipocytes

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

  • Pericytes, which are of mesodermal origin, can also differentiate into a variety of cell types, including osteoblasts and adipocytes (reviewed in [ 38]).

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

  • 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.

  • Moreover, bone-marrow-derived macrophages home in on adipose tissue in individuals with obesity [7,8], and adipocytes and macrophages may even be interconvertible [9].


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