Volume 30 2011

Obesity Before Birth

Maternal and prenatal influences on the offspring

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7033-6 (Print) 978-1-4419-7034-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Obesity: Nature or Nurture?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 1-22

      Obesity: Nature or Nurture?

  3. Genetic disorders leading to obesity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-52

      The Contribution of Heredity to Clinical Obesity

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      Pages 53-69

      Monogenic Disorders Within the Energy Balance Pathway

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      Pages 71-93

      Ciliary Syndromes and Obesity

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      Pages 95-112

      Genome-Wide Association Studies and Human Population Obesity

  4. Epigenetic changes and the development of obesity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-145

      Known Clinical Epigenetic Disorders with an Obesity Phenotype: Prader–Willi Syndrome and the GNAS Locus

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      Pages 147-166

      Evidence for Epigenetic Changes as a Cause of Clinical Obesity

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      Pages 167-189

      Epigenetic Changes Associated with Intrauterine Growth Retardation and Adipogenesis

  5. Developmental programming and the development of obesity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-204

      Exposure to Diabetes In Utero, Offspring Growth, and Risk for Obesity

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      Pages 205-214

      Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy and Obesity in the Offspring

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      Pages 215-239

      Intrauterine Growth Restriction, Small for Gestational Age, and Experimental Obesity

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      Pages 241-259

      Experimental Models of Maternal Obesity and High-Fat Diet During Pregnancy and Programmed Obesity in the Offspring

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      Pages 261-277

      High-Carbohydrate Intake Only During the Suckling Period Results in Adult-Onset Obesity in Mother as well as Offspring

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      Pages 279-300

      Prenatal Stress, Glucocorticoids, and the Metabolic Syndrome

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      Pages 301-319

      Hypothalamic Fetal Programming of Energy Homeostasis

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      Pages 321-352

      Adipocyte Development and Experimental Obesity

  6. Environmental obesogens

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

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      Pages 355-365

      The Obesogen Hypothesis of Obesity: Overview and Human Evidence

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      Pages 367-382

      Perinatal Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals with Estrogenic Activity and the Development of Obesity

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      Pages 383-399

      The Role of Environmental Obesogens in the Obesity Epidemic

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 401-412