Reduced oxygen consumption by fat cells improves metabolic defects

Nolwenn Joffin, Philipp E Scherer

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Abstract

Low oxygen levels are a hallmark of expanding fat tissue in obesity, and can lead to type 2 diabetes. In addition to a lack of adequate blood supply, increased oxygen demand in fat cells now emerges as being key to this harmful state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-48
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume564
Issue number7734
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 6 2018

Keywords

  • Diabetes
  • Metabolism
  • Obesity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General

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