Image of the Day: Assorted Adipose

Fat cells use glucose and certain amino acids to produce these accumulated lipid droplets (red).

By The Scientist Staff | November 17, 2015

UC SAN DIEGO JACOBS SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, METABOLIC SYSTEMS BIOLOGY LAB(See “Branched-chain amino acid catabolism fuels adipocyte differentiation and lipogenesis,” Nature Chemical Biology, 2015.)

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