Chapter 6: Adipose Tissue
White adipocytes are derived developmentally from what precursor cells?
What are the relatively large particles formed in the intestinal epithelial cells and rich in ingested lipids?
d. Very low-density lipoproteins
What substance, released from the adrenal gland and some autonomic neurons, increases lipolytic activity in white adipocytes?
What is the most important form of lipid storage in both white and brown adipocytes?
Important target cells of leptin are found in which organ?
The hormone-sensitive lipase in the cells of adipose tissue acts primarily on what substrate?
e. Very low-density lipoproteins
Applied to adipocytes, the term “multilocular” refers to which of the following?
a. The large number of small cytoplasmic lipid droplets
b. The proliferation of the cells in an obese individual
c. The large number of mitochondria in the cells