Bone Marrow Adipose Tissue: To Be or Not To Be a Typical Adipose Tissue?

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Hardouin, Pierre; Rharass, Tareck; Lucas, Stéphanie;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Endocrinology,volume 7 (issn: 1664-2392, eissn: 1664-2392)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fendo.2016.00085, pmc: PMC4928601
  • Subject: marrow fat | bone marrow adiposity | adipokine | bone fragility | Review | fat–bone association | osteoporosis | Endocrinology | skeletal adipocyte

Bone marrow adipose tissue (BMAT) emerges as a distinct fat depot whose importance has been proved in the bone–fat interaction. Indeed, it is well recognized that adipokines and free fatty acids released by adipocytes can directly or indirectly interfere with cells of b... View more
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