adipose tissue

Category B - full version without watermark 720x576 (check terms and conditions at www.teledesign.de) The version with watermark is for free to embed.- Description: Fat cells or adipocytes can be found almost all over the body. They synthesize fat from fatty acids within the blood stream and store them (lipogenesis). On demand they can decompose the fats into their building blocks again (lipolysis) and send them back into the blood circulation. These processes are controlled by the hormones insulin and adrenalin.