Using both immunohistological study and photoaffinity labelling with radioactive azido-ATP, evidence is presented that the mitochondrial membranes of the brown adipose tissue of the human adult contain a 32 000-Mr uncoupling protein, which is probably similar to the uncoupling protein of BAT of rodents.
Research Article| August 01 1983
Mitochondria of adult human brown adipose tissue contain a 32 000-Mr uncoupling protein
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F. Bouillaud, M. Combes-George, D. Ricquier; Mitochondria of adult human brown adipose tissue contain a 32 000-Mr uncoupling protein. Biosci Rep 1 August 1983; 3 (8): 775–780. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01120989
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