Adipose Tissue and Lipid Biology Core

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Director:  Alan Chait, MD

Edwin L. Bierman Professor of Medicine

Head, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition

University of Washington

206-543-3158

Email: achait@uw.edu

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Atherosclerosis Subcore Director: Kevin O’Brien, MD

Professor of Medicine

Department of Cardiology

University of Washington

206-685-3930

Email: cardiac@uw.edu


The Adipose Tissue and Lipid Biology Core provides Affiliate Investigators with assistance for in vivo and in vitro studies, as well as consultation. Services include:

  • Murine Adipocytes
  • Adipocyte Transfection
  • Stromal Vascular Cells
  • Lipoprotein separation/quantification
  • Cellular Glucose and/or Fatty Acid Oxidation Assay
  • Consultation

Services and Fees:

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Mouse Atherosclerosis Subcore

  • Tissue preparation and processing
  • Methods for evaluation of atherosclerosis
  • Immunohistochemical analyses of mouse tissues
  • Multiple sequential staining on mouse tissues
  • Deconvolution microscopy
  • Histological and immunohistochemical evaluation of adipose tissue and liver
  • “Candy cane” aorta analyses

Services and Fees :

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