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Adipocytes, Brown MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Adipocytes, Brown
Tree Number(s)
A11.329.114.249
Unique ID
D052437
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052437
Scope Note
Fat cells with dark coloration due to the densely packed MITOCHONDRIA. They contain numerous small lipid droplets or vacuoles. Their stored lipids can be converted directly to energy as heat by the mitochondria.
Entry Term(s)
Brown Adipocytes
Brown Fat Cells
Previous Indexing
Adipocytes (1994-2006)
Adipose Tissue (1967-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Adipocytes, Brown Preferred
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