Figure 7. Essential elements in the regulation of thermogenesis including effects of WAT (adapted from (34, 98)). BAT, brown adipose tissue; cAMP, cyclic 5” adenosine monophosphate; COX, cyclooxygenase; IL, interleukin; LPS, lipopolysaccharide; PAMPs, pathogen associated molecular pattern; PGE, prostaglandin E; PKA, protein kinase A; SNS, sympathetic nervous system; UCP, uncoupling protein; WAT, white adipose tissue.