Genetics of Monogenic and Syndromic Obesity: Volume 140

Genetics of Monogenic and Syndromic Obesity: Volume 140

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Genetics of Monogenic and Syndromic Obesity is the latest volume in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series.
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  • Hardback | 298 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20.32mm | 660g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128046155
  • 9780128046159

Table of contents

Single Gene and Syndromic Causes of Obesity: Illustrative Examples
M.G. Butler
PCSK1 Variants and Human Obesity
B. Ramos-Molina, M.G. Martin, and I. Lindberg
Rare Syndromes and Common Variants of the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Gene in Human Obesity
J.C. Han
Mutations in Melanocortin-3 Receptor Gene and Human Obesity
Z. Yang and Y.-X. Tao
Ghrelin Receptor Mutations and Human Obesity
W. Wang and Y.-X. Tao
Epigenetics of Obesity
A. Lopomo, E. Burgio, and L. Migliore
From Genome-wide Association Study to Phenome-wide Association Study: New Paradigms in Obesity Research
Y.-P. Zhang, Y. Zhang and D.D. Duan
Genetics of Adiposity in Large Animal Models for Human Obesity-Studies on Pigs and Dogs
M. Stachowiak, I. Szczerbal, and M. Switonski
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About Ya-Xiong Tao

Dr. Ya-Xiong Tao is currently Associate Professor of Physiology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in Auburn, Alabama, USA. He has been working on several G protein-coupled receptors, including gonadotropin receptors regulating reproduction, and melanocortin receptors regulating energy and glucose homeostasis. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed biomedical journals and obtained funding for his research from National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association, among others. He has delivered numerous lectures at universities and research institutes in USA. Canada, and China. He is visiting or guest professors at four universities and research institute in China. He has edited four volumes in Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science and is editing a volume of Advances in Pharmacology. He teaches several courses, including Physiology, Receptorology, and Molecular Endocrinology, for veterinarian and graduate students.
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