Adipose tissue and adipokines in health and disease / edited by Giamila Fantuzzi, Theodore Mazzone ; foreword by Andrew P. Goldberg and Susan K. Fried.

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  • Springer e-books
Edition
  • 1st ed. 2007.
Published
  • Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press ©2007
Physical description
1 online resource (xxi, 397 pages) : illustrations
ISBN
  • 9781597453707
  • 1597453706
  • 1627037691
  • 9781627037693
  • 9781322038131
  • 1322038139
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-383) and index.
  • Other format: Print version also available.
  • Reproduction available: Springer :
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
Contents
  • The adipose organ / Saverio Cinti -- Metabolism of white adipose tissue / Michel Beylot -- Leptin / Malaka B. Jackson and Rexford S. Ahima -- Adiponectin / Aimin Xu, Yu Wang, and Karen S.L. Lam -- Vasoactive factors and inflammatory mediators produced in adipose tissue / Gema Frohbeck -- Regulation of the immune response by leptin / Victor Sanchez-Margalet [and others] -- Leptin in autoimmune disease / Giuseppe Matarese -- Leptin and gastrointestinal inflammation / Arvind Batra and Britta Siegmund -- Adiponectin and inflammation / Yuji Matsuzawa -- Macrophages, adipocytes, and obesity / Anthony W. Ferrante, Jr. -- Interactions of adipose and lymphoid tissues / Caroline M. Pond -- Adipose tissue and mast cells: adipokines as Yin-Yang modulators of inflammation / George N. Chaldakov [and others] -- Bone marrow adipose tissue / Patrick Laharrague and Louis Castella -- Environmental aspects of obesity / Lisa Diewald, Myles S. Faith, and Meredith S. Dolan -- The genetics of obesity: five fundamental problems with the famine hypothesis / John R. Speakman -- Developmental perspectives on the origins of obesity / Cristopher W. Kuzawa, Peter D. Gluckman, and Mark A. Hanson -- The epidemiology of obesity / Carol A. Braunschweig -- Inherited and acquired lipodystrophies: disorders of adipose tissue, development, differentiation, and death / Vinaja Simha and Anil Agarwal -- Mechanisms of cachexia / Robert H. Mak and Wai W. Cheung -- Adipose tissue and insulin resistance / Stephen E. Borst -- Adipokines in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease / Ancha Baranova and Zobair M. Younossi -- Adiposity and cancer / Eugenia E. Calle -- Obesity and cardiovascular disease / Alison M. Morris, Paul Poirier, and Robert H. Eckel -- Obesity and asthma / Elisabeth Luder -- Adiposity and kidney disease / Srinivasan Beddhu and Bonnie Ching-Ha Kwan -- Obesity and joint disease / Andrew J. Teichtahl, Anita E. Wluka, and Flavia M. Cicuttini -- Effect of weight loss on disease / Sergio Jose Bardaro, Dennis Hong, and Lee Swanstrom.
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  • Provides comprehensive information regarding adipose tissue, its physiological functions and its role in disease. This volume contains a collection of information spanning the range of adipose tissue studies, from basic anatomical and physiological research to epidemiology and clinical aspects, in one place.

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