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Volume 2012, Article ID 793039, 6 pages
Research Article

Review Analysis of the Association between the Prevalence of Activated Brown Adipose Tissue and Outdoor Temperature

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83301, Taiwan
2Department of Information Engineering, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
3Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung 82445, Taiwan
4Department of Nuclear Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70428, Taiwan

Received 25 November 2011; Accepted 21 December 2011

Academic Editors: A. A. Romanovsky and A. M. Valverde

Copyright © 2012 Yung-Cheng Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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