Tag Archives: adipocytes

Obesity fuels breast carcinogenesis: What is the molecular basis?

Excess body weight is associated with the primary risk of 13 distinct cancers and is generally considered a poor prognostic indicator for patients diagnosed with a variety of malignancies. Obesity is increasingly recognized as a risk factor

The source of adipocytes in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy (ACM) is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive fibro-fatty substitution of the heart, arrhythmias and sudden death. It affects mainly young people and athletes. The clinical manifestations, often devious in early phases, are variable. The

Generation and incorporation of electrophilic fatty acid nitroalkenes in triacylglycerides

Electrophilic fatty acid nitroalkenes (NO2-FA) are compounds formed in our body that induce protective programs in cells and tissues and reduce inflammation. Beneficial effects have been proven in various diseases such as diabetes, stroke, heart attack, lung