Methods of Adipose Tissue Biology, Part B by Ormond A Macdougald

By Ormond A Macdougald

This ebook is a must have for an individual attracted to weight problems or the body structure of white or brown adipose tissues. It includes state of the art equipment from researchers which are global leaders during this box. specified lab protocols variety from the way to visualize adipocytes and adipose tissues in people and experimental types, to transform stem cells into white and brown adipocytes in vitro, to guage elements of adipocyte metabolism, to inducibly knock out genes in adipose tissues, and to guage transcriptional keep an eye on of adipogenesis on an international scale.

1) The examine of adipose tissue is going hand in hand with our worldwide attempt to appreciate and opposite the epidemic of weight problems and linked clinical complications.

2) members contain prime researchers who've made large contributions to our skill to enquire white and brown adipose tissues.

3) the big variety of experimental techniques particular inside of this quantity: together with the overview of adipose tissue biology on the molecular, biochemical, mobile, tissue, and organismal levels.

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Protocol for thawing cells 1. Remove vial(s) from cryostorage system and immediately place in 37  C water bath for 60–90 s. Remove as soon as cells are thawed. 2. Add 1 ml of GM in the cell vial, pipette up and down to mix, and transfer the contents of the vial to centrifuge tubes containing GM. 3. Centrifuge for 5 min at 500 Â g. 4. Aspirate off the supernatant and resuspend cells in GM. 5. Count the cells for plating or just plate into 10 cm dishes overnight and split on the following day. 4.

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