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Measuring Mitochondrial Uncoupling in Mouse Primary Brown Adipocytes Differentiated Ex Vivo

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB,volume 2662)

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Measuring the mitochondrial respiratory capacity of brown adipocytes ex vivo is an essential approach to understand the cell-autonomous regulators of mitochondrial uncoupling in brown adipose tissue. Here, we describe two protocols to isolate brown preadipocytes from mice, their ex vivo differentiation to mature brown adipocytes and the quantification of their mitochondrial uncoupling capacity by respirometry.

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We thank Barbara Cannon, Jan Nedergaard, Jakob Wikstrom, Kiana Mahdaviani, Ilan Benador, and Marcus Fernandes de Oliveira for their mentoring on the protocol using 3–4-week-old mice.

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Veliova, M., Tol, M.J., Tontonoz, P., Shirihai, O.S., Liesa, M. (2023). Measuring Mitochondrial Uncoupling in Mouse Primary Brown Adipocytes Differentiated Ex Vivo. In: Lodhi, I.J. (eds) Thermogenic Fat. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2662. Humana, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-3167-6_5

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