Classified as either white, brown or beige (brite). Primary lipid storing cells of tissues with brown and beige adipocytes producing heat through thermogenesis. Adipocytes are found around and within cardiovascular tissues.
Glial cells are non-neuronal cells of the central and peripheral nervous system that support neuronal function. Glial cells include Schwann cells (myelin-producing cells of the peripheral nervous system), oligodendrocytes (myelin-producing cells of the central nervous system), astrocytes, and microglia.