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Release of triglycerides of adipose cells

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Describe the storage and release of triglycerides of adipose cells on a molecular level, and describe the hormonal control of this process.

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The release of triglycerides of adipose cells are determined. The control of this process is discussed.

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Simplest lipids constructed from fatty acids are known as triglycerides or fats. A typical triglyceride molecule is composed of three fatty acids each in an ester linkage with a single glycerol. In eukaryotes, vertebrate animals specifically, triglycerides are stored in specialized cells called adipose cells or adipocytes in large amounts ...

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