Nutrition and Health

Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

Editors: Fantuzzi, Giamila, Mazzone, Theodore (Eds.)

  • Provides a comprehensive review of fundamental adipose tissue anatomy and physiology
  • Introduces a novel and dynamic model for adipose tissue study
  • Examines vasoactive and inflammatory molecules produced by adipose tissue
  • Describes the role of macrophages in obesity and metabolism
  • Discusses the interaction between adipocytes and hematopoietic cells in bone marrow
  • Analyzes the metabolic disturbances associated with disorders of adipose tissue development and distribution
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The aim of Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease is to provide comprehensive information regarding adipose tissue, its physiological functions and its role in disease. This volume contains a collection of information spanning the entire range of adipose tissue studies, from basic anatomical and physiological research to epidemiology and clinical aspects, in one place. This book is indispensable for basic researchers and clinicians interested in the fields of obesity, metabolic diseases, inflammation and immunity, and specialists in each of the pathologies associated with obesity.

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"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)


Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • The Adipose Organ

    Cinti, Saverio, MD

    Pages 3-19

  • Metabolism of White Adipose Tissue

    Beylot, Michel, MD, PhD

    Pages 21-33

  • Leptin

    Jackson, Malaka B., MD (et al.)

    Pages 35-46

  • Adiponectin

    Xu, Aimin, PHD (et al.)

    Pages 47-59

  • Vasoactive Factors and Inflammatory Mediators Produced in Adipose Tissue

    Frühbeck, Gema, R Nutr, MD, PhD

    Pages 63-77

Buy this book

eBook $209.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-59745-370-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $269.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-61737-741-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease
Editors
  • Giamila Fantuzzi
  • Theodore Mazzone
Series Title
Nutrition and Health
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-59745-370-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-59745-370-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-61737-741-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 400
Number of Illustrations and Tables
50 b/w illustrations
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