Fraction of fat mass out of total body weight

Range 2-3 to 60-70 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Hausman DB, DiGirolamo M, Bartness TJ, Hausman GJ, Martin RJ. The biology of white adipocyte proliferation. Obes Rev. 2001 Nov2(4):239-54. p.240 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID12119995
Comments White adipose tissue is the only tissue in the body that can markedly change its mass after adult size is reached. Normal values for fat mass are 9–18% in males and 14–28% in females
Entered by Uri M
ID 106357