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The interplay between adipose tissue and the cardiovascular system: is fat always bad?

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Obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, clinical research has revealed a paradoxically protective role for obesity in patients with chronic diseases including CVD, suggesting that the biological “quality” of adipose tissue (AT) may be more important than overall AT mass or body weight. Importantly, AT is recognized as a dynamic organ secreting a wide range of biologically active adipokines, microRNAs, gaseous messengers and other metabolites that affect the cardiov...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cvr/cvx111

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Trinity College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Antoniades, C
Grant:
NNF15CC0018486
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Antoniades, C
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NNF15CC0018486
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Antoniades, C
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NNF15CC0018486
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Funding agency for:
Antoniades, C
Grant:
NNF15CC0018486
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cardiovascular Research Journal website
Volume:
113
Issue:
9
Pages:
999–1008
Publication date:
2017-06-05
Acceptance date:
2017-05-01
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EISSN:
0008-6363
ISSN:
1755-3245
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698914
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2017-06-09

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