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January 2007

Insect fat body cells (highlighted here with a specific molecular marker) are secretory cells that play important roles in energy metabolism, in the immune response, and in female reproduction. In addition, the fat body produces male-specific proteins and plays a significant role in controlling male courtship behavior. (see Dauwalder et al.).

Image Credit: Cover photographs captured by Hank Adams, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.


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