Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease by Giamila FantuzziAdipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease by Giamila Fantuzzi

Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

byGiamila FantuzziEditorCarol Braunschweig

Hardcover | April 26, 2014

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The field of adipose tissue biology has been expanding at a very rapid pace in the last few years. Numerous advances have been made since publication of the first edition of this book, in terms of basic adipocyte biology, understanding of the determinants of obesity, distribution of body fat and weight loss, as well as the mechanisms linking excess adiposity to various co-morbidities.Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease, Second Editioncontains updated chapters from the previous volume but as the field has evolved, some areas covered in the first edition have been refocused to address the new knowledge. The volume is divided in four sections: the first two deal with basic adipose tissue and adipokine biology, while the last two address the problem of obesity and alterations in adipose tissue function from an epidemiological and clinical standpoint. The chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific information.Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease, Second Editionis a useful resource for physicians interested in adipose tissue biology and basic scientists who want to know more about applied aspects of the field. The book targets endocrinologists, residents and fellows, internists, nutritionists and general practitioners who are exposed to an ever-expanding obese population.
Dr. Giamila Fantuzzi is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago. From 2000 to 2004 she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.Dr. Fantuzzi is a graduate of the University of Milano, Italy, where she obtaine...
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Title:Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and DiseaseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:372 pagesPublished:April 26, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1627037691

ISBN - 13:9781627037693

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Table of Contents

Part I. Adipose Tissue: Structure and Function

1. Adipose Tissue in Evolution - Karin Isler

2. Adipose Stem Cells and Adipogenesis - Yourka D. Tchoukalova and Ursula A. White

3. Metabolism of White Adipose Tissue - Michel Beylot

4. Bad Fat or Just More Fat? Murine Models of Metabolically-Healthy Obesity - Grace Bennett, Andrew S. Greenberg, and Martin S. Obin

5. The Aging Adipose Organ: Lipid Redistribution, Inflammation, and Cellular Senescence - James L. Kirkland, Michael B. Stout, and Tamara Tchkonia

6. Adipokines: Leptin and Adiponectin in the regulation of inflammatory and immune responses - Giamila Fantuzzi

Part II. Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Adipocyte Dysfunction in Obesity

7. Adipose Tissue Inflammation - Verena Wieser, Alexander R. Moschen, and Herbert Tilg

8. Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Adipose Tissue Function - Michael Pagliassotti, Gretchen Moran, Andrea Estrada, and Michelle T. Foster

9. Autophagy in White Adipose Tissue - Scott G. Goldman, Hanlin Tao, and Shengkan `Victor' Jin

10. Obesity and Micronutrient Deficiencies - Lisa Tussing-Humphrey and Van T.Q. Nguyen

Part III. Obesity

11. Epidemiology of Obesity in Children - Youfa Wang and Hyunjung Lim

12. Genetics of Obesity - Beatrice Dubern and Patrick Tounian

13. Epigenetics of Obesity - Simonetta Friso and Sang-Woon Choi

14. Consequences of Rapid Weight Loss - Niu Zhang, Irene Lo, and Ashutosh Kaul

Part IV. Adipose Tissue and Disease

15. Human Lipodystrophy: An Update on Molecular Genetics and Possible Mechanisms of Fat Loss - Anil K. Agarwal

16. Adipose Tissue and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - Bernardo Léo Wajchenberg and Ricardo V. Cohen

17. Adipokines in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - Ancha Barranova, Aybike Biererdinc, and Zobair M. Younossi

18. Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease - Edmond Obeng-Gyimah and Flora Sam

19. Respiratory Diseases in Obesity - David G. Chapman, Benjamin T. Surett, and Anne E. Dixon

20. Adiposity & Kidney Disease - Josephine D. Abraham and Srinavasan Beddhu

21. Obesity and Joint Disease - Yuan Z. Lim, Anita E. Wluka, Yuanyuan Wang, and Flavia M. Cicuttini

22. Obesity and Colon and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer - Patricia M. Sheean, Sandra L. Gomez-Perez, Puja Agarwal, & Carol Braunschweig