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thermogenesis

 [ther″mo-jen´ĕ-sis]
the production of heat, especially within the animal body. adj., adj thermogenet´ic, thermogen´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ther·mo·gen·e·sis

(ther'mō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The production of heat; specifically the physiologic process of heat production in the body.
[thermo- + G. genesis, production]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

thermogenesis

(thûr′mō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, -mə-)
n.
Generation or production of heat, especially by physiological processes.

ther′mo·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), ther′mo·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

ther·mo·gen·e·sis

(thĕr'mō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The production of heat; specifically, the physiologic process of heat production in the body.
[thermo- + G. genesis, production]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thermogenesis

Heat production. Normal heat production results from the oxidation of food components; a sudden demand for heat causes heat production by shivering; abnormal thermogenesis from a breakdown of the heat-regulation mechanism (thermoregulation) is dangerous and sometimes fatal.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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In this study, we designed a noninvasive multimodal imaging technique (NIRS and IRT) to identify and monitor thermogenesis related to human BAT in adults with different BMI.
IL-4 Enhances Hypothermia-Induced Activation of Thermogenesis. Adiponectin is an adipokine known for its protective effect against cardiometabolic diseases and diabetes mellitus.
The membranes were blocked with 5% skimmed milk in 1x PBS containing 0.1% Tween 20 (PBS-T) and incubated with primary antibodies against proteins involved in thermogenesis or antibodies against adipokines as follows: rabbit anti-PGC-1[alpha] (1: 1000, Abcam, Cambridge, MA, USA, cat.
2), the most abundant flavonoid in tea--epicatechin gallate--stimulates lipid oxidation and thermogenesis. (29,35)
The obesity in the humans can depend by different genetic factors [29,30], but the major factor in determining this variability is physical activity, and specifically a component of total energy expenditure known as nonexercise induced thermogenesis (NEAT) (Figure 4) [31-33].
The capsaicinoids in Capsimax support energy production by promoting healthy metabolism, mobilizing fats for energy production (a process called lipolysis), and supporting thermogenesis.
This then turns off thermogenesis, leading to lipid accumulation and ultimately obesity.
According to a research study by the Oxford Brookes University, spicing up a meal with chilli powder significantly increases levels of diet- induced thermogenesis. The researchers found that it boosts the amount of fat, rather than carb that is burned in the process.
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Important factors to consider in energy balance include the total daily Energy Expenditure (EE), or EE accumulated over a 24-hr period and Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT).