illustration (IMAGE) UT Southwestern Medical Center Caption With extra PLIN5, mitochondria in brown fat cells boost their capacity to burn fat even at room temperature. Credit Drs. Violeta I. Gallardo-Montejano and Perry E. Bickel. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.