Hui Gao: Human fat cell

Hui Gao: Human fat cell

Human fat cell. To understand obesity, it is important to study how fat is stored and processed in fat cells. This image shows adipocytes which store fat. The nucleus is labelled in blue. The PLIN protein in yellow delineate the lipid droplets. Lipids are marked in red with a dye. Lipase, an enzyme that digest lipids is labelled in green.

Human fat cell. To understand obesity, it is important to study how fat is stored and processed in fat cells. This image shows adipocytes which store fat. The nucleus is labelled in blue. The PLIN protein in yellow delineate the lipid droplets. Lipids are marked in red with a dye. Lipase, an enzyme that digest lipids is labelled in green.

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