Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

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This book presents a comprehensive survey of adipose tissue, its physiological functions, and its role in disease. The volume spans the entire range of adipose tissue studies, from basic anatomical and physiological research to epidemiology and clinical studies. Groundbreaking recent studies are incorporated into traditional models of adipose tissue properties. A description of the role of macrophages in obesity and metabolism in included.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 422 pages
  • 190.5 x 436.9 x 27.9mm | 1,020.59g
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 1588297217
  • 9781588297211

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From the reviews: "This is one of next valuable monographs of well known Nutrition & Health Series. It contains a great majority of up to date information about such rapidly growing field as endocrinology of adipose tissue and its relation to obesity. ... obesitologists, diabetologists, endocrinologists and several other experts of special related fields will consider this monograph as one of valuable acquisition of their library." (Endocrine Regulations, 2008)
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Table of contents

Adipose tissue and adipokines in health and disease Editors: Giamila Fantuzzi and Theodore Mazzone Series Editor Page Adrianne Bendich Foreword Andrew P. Goldberg and Susan K. Fried Introduction Giamila Fantuzzi and Theodore Mazzone Adipose tissue: structure and function 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 Adipokines as regulators of immunity and inflammation Vasoactive factors and inflammatory mediators produced in adipose tissue Gema Fruhbeck Regulation of the immune response by leptin Victor Sanchez-Margalet, Patricia Fernandez-Riejos, Carmen Gonzalez-Yanes, Souad Najib, Consuelo Martin-Romero and Jose Santos-Alvarez Leptin in autoimmune disease Giuseppe Matarese Leptin and gastrointestinal inflammation Arvind Batra and Britta Siegmund Adiponectin and inflammation Yuji Matsuzawa Interactions between adipocytes and immune cells 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, Anton B. Tonchev, Nese Tuncel, Pepa Atannasova and Luigi Aloe Bone marrow adipose tissue Patrick Laharrague and Louis Castella The obesity epidemics Environmental aspects of obesity Lisa Diewald, Myles S. Faith M and Meredith 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 Adipose tissue and disease 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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