Brown adipose tissue as a secretory organ

Published on Jan 1, 2017in Nature Reviews Endocrinology24.65
· DOI :10.1038/nrendo.2016.136
Francesc Villarroya40
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Rubén Cereijo11
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+ 1 AuthorsMarta Giralt43
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In addition to undergoing adaptive thermogenesis, brown adipose tissue secretes a number of adipokines that can influence systemic metabolism. In this Review, Villarroya and colleagues discuss the current evidence for these so-called 'batokines' and how they might influence whole-body metabolic health.
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