Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-721-1 (Print) 978-1-59745-370-7 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Adipose Tissue: Structure and Function

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      The Adipose Organ

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      Pages 21-33

      Metabolism of White Adipose Tissue

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      Pages 35-46

      Leptin

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      Pages 47-59

      Adiponectin

  3. Adipokines as Regulators of Immunity and Inflammation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-77

      Vasoactive Factors and Inflammatory Mediators Produced in Adipose Tissue

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      Pages 79-90

      Regulation of the Immune Response by Leptin

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      Pages 91-100

      Leptin in Autoimmune Diseases

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      Pages 101-110

      Leptin and Gastrointestinal Inflammation

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      Pages 111-117

      Adiponectin and Inflammation

  4. Interactions Between Adipocytes and Immune Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

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      Pages 121-131

      Macrophages, Adipocytes, and Obesity

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      Pages 133-150

      Interactions of Adipose and Lymphoid Tissues

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      Pages 151-158

      Adipose Tissue and Mast Cells

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      Pages 159-180

      Bone Marrow Adipose Tissue

  5. Weight Gain and Weight Loss

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 181-181

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      Pages 183-196

      The Epidemiology of Obesity

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      Pages 197-206

      Environmental Aspects of Obesity

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      Pages 207-219

      Developmental Perspectives on the Origins of Obesity

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      Pages 221-236

      Genetics of Obesity

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      Pages 237-254

      Inherited and Acquired Lipodystrophies

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      Pages 255-264

      Mechanisms of Cachexia

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      Pages 265-278

      Effect of Weight Loss on Disease

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