Number of fat cells (adipocytes) in lean individuals

Value 3.73e+10 adipocytes
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Spalding, KL et al. Dynamics of fat cell turnover in humans. Nature. May 2008. 453(7196):783-7. Supplementary information p.9 table 1PubMed ID18454136
Comments The number of adipocytes in a person remains fairly constant after reaching adulthood.
Entered by Uri M
ID 108406