Adipocytes

Adipocytes

Adipocytes – Also known as fat cells, they are the primary components of adipose tissue and specialize in storing energy as fat.

Grantees: Bauer Lab, Foster Lab, Gousopoulos & Felmerer Lab, Haegerling Lab, Herbst Lab, Scherer Lab, and Swartz Lab


Extracellular Matrix (ECM)

Extracellular Matrix (ECM)

Extracellular Matrix – A collection of molecules on the outside of cells. These molecules are secreted by cells to provide structural and biochemical support.

Grantee: Harten Lab


Interstitial Fluid

Interstitial Fluid

Interstitial Fluid – Fluid released by cells that bathes the exterior and surrounding of cells and tissue.

Grantees: Becker Lab and Swartz Lab, Donahue Lab, and Rachelle Crescenzi (of the Donahue Lab)

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