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VII. Mobilization and Transport of Adipose Fatty Acid

Overview Storage in adipocytes as triacylglycerol Adipocytes release nonesterified fatty acids.     Previous Page Next Page


Fatty acids, as triacylglycerol (triglyceride), are stored in white adipose tissue. This fat storage comprises the 100,000 Kcal of energy stored as fat, mentioned at the beginning of this exercise.

Brown adipose tissue is a thermogenic tissue, and is not important in energy storage.


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