Fat Tissue Can Help Cancer Cells Proliferate, Metastasize
Fat Tissue Can Help Cancer Cells Proliferate, Metastasize
Researchers disentangle how adipocytes communicate with prostate tumors in mice.
Fat Tissue Can Help Cancer Cells Proliferate, Metastasize
Fat Tissue Can Help Cancer Cells Proliferate, Metastasize

Researchers disentangle how adipocytes communicate with prostate tumors in mice.

Researchers disentangle how adipocytes communicate with prostate tumors in mice.

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Infographic: How Fat Cells Influence Tumor Growth
Infographic: How Fat Cells Influence Tumor Growth
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2019
Mice that lack p62 in their fat cells grow more tumors than animals that have a functioning version of the protein.
Image of the Day: Organ Crosstalk
Image of the Day: Organ Crosstalk
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 19, 2019
Zooming in on the ovarioles of Drosophila could reveal links between muscles, nutrition, and the development of eggs.
Infographic: The Fate of Fat Cells During Breastfeeding
Infographic: The Fate of Fat Cells During Breastfeeding
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2018
See how the cells accommodate milk production in mouse mammary tissue.
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.