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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.

depot

/de·pot/ (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.

depot

[dē′pō, dep′ō]
Etymology: Fr, depository
1 n, any area of the body in which drugs or other substances such as fat are stored and from which they can be distributed.
2 adj, (of a drug) injected or implanted to be slowly absorbed into the circulation.

depot (dē´pō),

n in physiology, the site of accumulation, deposit, or storage of body products not immediately or actively involved in metabolic processes (e.g., a fat depot).

depot

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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Except for the sternal depot, fat depot mass was a better predictor of fatness in female wolverines than in males.
From the results, the lower BCS point has negative significant influence on the milk fat synthesis for dams having low fat depots.
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).
Indeed, we found that the lowest dose of TFZ, 100 nM, elicited a significant increase in fat depot weight as normalized to total body weight (Figure 5B).
Fat depot origin affects adipogenesis in primary cultured and cloned human preadipocytes.
Considering the fact that C18:3 is the major precursor of other [omega]-3 fatty acids and proportions of these [omega]-3 fatty acids were very low in perirenal fat, tissues from perirenal fat may not have had enough substrates and (or) enzymes for desaturation and elongation due to characteristics of internal fat depots.
For adipose tissue itself, the mRNA expression varied in different fat depots.
7 Recently, an ALP isozyme was reported to be expressed in adipocytes, which is implicated to raise fat depots during the course of enhanced adipogenesis in obesity.
The consumption of red meat however is held responsible for cardiovascular disease and other metabolic disorders due to the saturated fat and cholesterol present in intramuscular and other carcass fat depots (Resier and Shorland 1990; Department of Health 1994).
An alternative strategy to relieving metabolic stress on diseased adipose tissue would be to provide extra fat depots.
He said that contrary to muscle and bone tissue, which get mechanically weaker with disuse, fat depots in fat cells expanded when they experienced sustained loading by as much as 50 per cent.
In this new research, the authors studied different fat depots and transcriptional pathways in subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) of participants to analyse their relationship to the MHO phenomenon.