This thesis illustrates intrinsic properties and sex or stress steroid-induced alterations of adipose tissue function. In addition, this thesis reveals sex differences in thermal perception, a contributing factor for the control of brown adipose tissue activity.

Adipokines, Adipose Tissue, Body Temperature Regulation, Gonadectomy, Glucocorticoids, Gonadal Steroid Hormones, RNA Sequence Analysis, Sex Characteristics, Sex Differences, Thermosensing, Thermogenesis
A.J. van der Lelij (Aart Jan) , J.A. Visser (Jenny) , A. Grefhorst (Aldo)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
This PhD program was supported by the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
For copyright reasons there is a partial embargo for this dissertation
Department of Internal Medicine

Kaikaew, K. (2020, March 11). Sex Differences in the Control of Adipose Tissue Function. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from

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