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depot

 [de´po, dep´o]
a body area in which a substance, e.g., a drug, can be accumulated, deposited, or stored and from which it can be distributed.
fat depot a site in the body in which large quantities of fat are stored, as in adipose tissue.
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The yield of these cells is from ~40- [18] even up to 500-fold greater in fat depots, compared to bone marrow [28, 29].
From our results, the lower BCS has negative significant influence on the milk fat synthesis for dams having low fat depots. (c) 2013 Friends Science Publishers
It was recently shown that adipocytes of joint fat pads have similar properties as the adipocytes in visceral fat depots because they also secrete pro-inflammatory cytokines which cause destruction of joint cartilage (Gandhi et al.
Some studies have used fat depots to analyze nutritional status in wild populations (Clem 1977, Rego 1984).
While these origins are currently unknown, if found to be similar to other ectopic fat depots such as those found in the liver, pharmacological interventions used in combination with exercise may be a treatment option worth future exploration [72].
The effects on fat depot weights in F2 males were more marked than in F1 males, with substantial and significant increases in all visceral WAT depots from offspring of TBT-exposed animals (all TBT doses), whereas the subcutaneous (inter-scapular) WAT depot showed effects only at the two highest doses of TBT (Figure 1A).
(A) Body weight and (B) total fat depot weights were normalized to body weight and are expressed as the percentage of adiposity.
The BGU and Leipzig teams collected fat tissue samples from people undergoing abdominal surgery, and identified a signalling pathway that is operational in intra-abdominal fat, the fat depot that is most strongly tied to obesity-related morbidity.
Fat percentages in carcass are different between different cattle breeds and fat depots in the bovine body are developed according different order (Lee et al., 2011).
Effects of fat depot site on differentiation-dependent gene expression in rat preadipocytes.
The subcutaneous fat depot was separated at the natural seam between the two layers of fat.
Effect of CLA on growth performance and fat depot in Yellow-feather broiler chicken ADG Total Feed intake (g/d) for 49 d (kg) Control 32.70 [+ or -] 1.17 3.69 [+ or -] 1.17 CLA treatment 31.56 [+ or -] 1.16 3.78 [+ or -] 1.17 Abdominal fat weight Abdominal fat index (g) (%) Control 58.41 [+ or -] 2.25 5.12 [+ or -] 0.24 CLA treatment 45.79 [+ or -] 2.72 * 4.05 [+ or -] 0.17 * Mortality level (%) Control 0 CLA treatment 0 Mean [+ or -] SE.