Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

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ISBN: 978-1-62703-769-3 (Print) 978-1-62703-770-9 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi

  2. Adipose Tissue: Structure and Function

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Adipose Tissue in Evolution

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      Pages 15-32

      Adipose Stem Cells and Adipogenesis

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      Pages 33-52

      Metabolism of White Adipose Tissue

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      Pages 53-68

      Bad Fat or Just More Fat? Murine Models of Metabolically Healthy Obesity

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      Pages 69-80

      The Aging Adipose Organ: Lipid Redistribution, Inflammation, and Cellular Senescence

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      Pages 81-90

      Adipokines: Leptin and Adiponectin in the Regulation of Inflammatory and Immune Responses

  3. Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Adipocyte Dysfunction in Obesity

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      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-103

      Adipose Tissue Inflammation

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      Pages 105-114

      Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Adipose Tissue Function

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      Pages 115-127

      Autophagy in White Adipose Tissue

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      Pages 129-155

      Obesity and Micronutrient Deficiencies

  4. Obesity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-168

      Epidemiology of Obesity in Children

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      Pages 169-186

      Genetics of Obesity

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      Pages 187-198

      Epigenetics of Obesity

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      Pages 199-216

      Consequences of Rapid Weight Loss

  5. Adipose Tissue and Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Pages 219-234

      Human Lipodystrophy: An Update in Molecular Genetics and Possible Mechanisms of Fat Loss

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      Pages 235-248

      Adipose Tissue and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 249-283

      Adipokines in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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      Pages 285-294

      Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 295-314

      Respiratory Diseases in Obesity

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      Pages 315-324

      Adiposity and Kidney Disease

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