At the end of the study, it was revealed that adipocytes cells are more likely to be infected with coronavirus, but they do not inflame much. Along with this certain immune cells are also infected and even they have a major inflammatory response. As far as the pre-adipocytes cells were concerned, they were neither infected nor developed inflammation.
Moreover, the team of researchers also looked into the fat tissue of European people who died of coronavirus and detected the presence of coronavirus fat around internal organs like the heart, intestine and liver. It established the link between the coronavirus and organ damage in obese people.