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From the abstract: "... The precise mechanisms by which the lack of adipose tissue causes
dyslipidemia remain largely unknown. In recent years, new insights have
arisen from data obtained in vitro in adipocytes, yeast, drosophila, and
very recently in several genetically modified mouse models of
generalized lipodystrophy. ..."