Infographic: The Fate of Fat Cells During Breastfeeding
Infographic: The Fate of Fat Cells During Breastfeeding
See how the cells accommodate milk production in mouse mammary tissue.
Infographic: The Fate of Fat Cells During Breastfeeding
Infographic: The Fate of Fat Cells During Breastfeeding

See how the cells accommodate milk production in mouse mammary tissue.

See how the cells accommodate milk production in mouse mammary tissue.

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Fat Cells Shrink to Make Room for Milk in Breastfeeding Mouse Moms
Fat Cells Shrink to Make Room for Milk in Breastfeeding Mouse Moms
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2018
Adipocytes lose their lipids and reprogram themselves into stem cells during lactation, then turn back into fat cells after pups wean.
Fat Cells Travel to Heal Wounds in Flies
Fat Cells Travel to Heal Wounds in Flies
Kerry Grens | Feb 28, 2018
Previously considered immobile, these cells swoop in to seal epithelial holes and clean up cellular detritus.