Oral Presentation The Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology 2017

Colder, browner and thinner? (#92)

Jenny Gunton 1
  1. University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia

Adult humans are now recognised to have brown and beige fat. These kinds of fat cell consume glucose and lipids to produce heat, predominantly via UCP1. Strategies to increase and to activate human beige and brown fat are the subject of intense research activity. Efficacy in human studies will be discussed.