Light micrograph of brown adipose tissue, which is rare in humans. This tissue is more common in hibernating mammals, and is concerned with thermoregulation.
Credito: BIOPHOTO ASSOCIATES
Brown or multilocular fat or adipose tissue from a human infant. This special tissue found in infants and animals that hibernate has the purpose of heat storage and protection, H&E stain. LM X26
Credito: Dr. Gladden Willis
Light micrograph showing a mixture of unilocular and multilocular adipose tissue (fat). Unilocular adipose tissue is also known as white adipose tissue, and multilocular adipose tissue is also known as brown adipose tissue.