Location, Location, Location...

Ruth B.S. Harris, Rudolph L. Leibel

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

24 Scopus citations


Intra-abdominal fat is an established risk factor for the metabolic syndrome. In this issue of Cell Metabolism, Tran et al. (2008) test the cell-autonomous and location-related properties of transplanted intra-abdominal and subcutaneous fat depots. While subcutaneous fat seems to confer metabolic benefits, species differences in adipose biology justify caution in interpreting the results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)359-361
Number of pages3
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 7 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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