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ADIPOSE TISSUE BIOLOGY

Perinatal fat progenitors shape adult metabolism

Adipose tissue plays a critical role in systemic metabolism. This work describes how perturbations in the adipocyte progenitor cell repertoire during the perinatal period exert long-lasting metabolic effects in adulthood.

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Fig. 1: Composition and fate of multipotent progenitor cells of adipose tissue.

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Corvera, S. Perinatal fat progenitors shape adult metabolism. Nat Metab 4, 963–964 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42255-022-00626-5

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