ADIPOSE TISSUE STUDY GUIDE

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ADIPOSE TISSUE STUDY GUIDE 1. Fat: kind of tissue a. Also a chemical component 2. Adipose tissue consists of fat as the basic tissue type 3. Major cell type in adipose tissue: adipocyte 4. Adipose tissue if very metabolically active 5. Two basic types: a. Brown Adipose Tissue i. Present at birth and declines with age ii. Electron transport system not linked to ATP production-not coupled iii. Non-shivering thermogenesis 1. what makes us shiver-involuntary contraction iv. Function is heat generation 1. Young animals do not have good heat regulation when they are born, so brown adipose tissue generates heat until they develop the system themselves. v. Color from unusual amounts of 1. mitochondria 2. lysosomes 3. blood vessels b. White Adipose tissue i. Functions are: 1. energy storage depot 2. insulation-temperature 3. insulation-injury 4. leptin production ii. White fat adipocyte has no membrane and it pushes cytoplasm and nucleus to one side. 6.
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