Cell-lineage tracing has revealed a complex heterogeneity present in postnatal tissue and adult progenitors. Chau et al. (2014) and Long et al. (2014) provide further evidence for this among adipocytes, and their findings underscore the importance of cellular ontogeny not just for development but also for potential treatment of disease.
View details for DOI 10.1016/j.cmet.2014.05.007
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