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Obesity-Induced Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Insulin Resistance

By Po-Shiuan Hsieh

Submitted: November 9th 2010Reviewed: April 16th 2011Published: September 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/20561

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Po-Shiuan Hsieh (September 22nd 2011). Obesity-Induced Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Insulin Resistance, Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes, Coleen Croniger, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/20561. Available from:

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