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The role of adipose tissue in the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Dagpo, Tenzin

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The prevalence of the metabolic disorders, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are rapidly increasing worldwide in parallel with increasing obesity rates. These obesity-related conditions are also associated with adipose tissue inflammation and dysfunction. In response to overfeeding, some individuals develop healthy obesity and are resistant to obesity-associated metabolic diseases; whereas others readily develop one or more of these disorders. The reasons for such...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-06
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109333

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