Heat production in brown adipose tissue contributes to cold defense, to stress-induced increases in body temperature, and to energy balance. Elucidating the functional organization of the central network controlling the sympathetic outflow to brown adipose tissue could provide a framework for understanding how dysregulation of thermogenesis contributes to hyperthermia and to obesity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||News in Physiological Sciences|
|State||Published - Apr 2004|
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