2008

New Frontiers in Lifestyle-Related Diseases

ISBN: 978-4-431-76427-4 (Print) 978-4-431-76428-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Regulation of Feeding and Energy Homeostasis in the Brain

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Orphan Neuropeptides and the Regulation of Food Intake

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      Pages 21-28

      Neuronal Mechanisms of Feeding Regulation by Peptides

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      Pages 29-38

      Distribution and Localization of Galanin-like peptide (GALP) in Brain

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      Pages 39-45

      Functional Analysis of GALP in Feeding Regulation

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      Pages 47-53

      Regulation of Energy Homeostasis by GALP

  3. Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Pages 57-69

      Cholesterol Trafficking and Esterification With Relation to Atherosclerosis and Neurodegenerative Diseases

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      Pages 71-76

      Atherogenic Lipoproteins in Type 2 Diabetes with Nephropathy

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      Pages 77-80

      Regulatory mechanisms for cytosolic prostaglandin E synthase, cPGES/p23

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      Pages 81-88

      Regulation of Intracellular Lipid Storage and Adipose Differentiation-Related Protein (ADRP)

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      Pages 89-96

      Roles of Vasoactive Agents in Macrophage Foam Cell Formation and Atherosclerosis

  4. Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-105

      Sleep Apnea and Metabolic and Cardiovascular Complications

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      Pages 107-114

      Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Atherosclerosis

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      Pages 115-123

      Significance of Small Dense Low-Density Lipoproteins in Coronary Heart Disease

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      Pages 125-131

      Statin decreases IL-1 and LPS-induced inflammatory cytokines production in oral epithelial cells

  5. Poster Sessions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-138

      Onco-suppressor p53 protein prevents an Alzheimer disease mouse model, Pin1-null mouse from the increase of presenilin-1

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      Pages 139-142

      Quantification of mouse oxidized low-density lipoprotein by sandwich ELISA

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      Pages 143-146

      Regulation of sPLA2-IIA expression in cytokinestimulated rat fibroblasts

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      Pages 147-153

      Comparison Between Small Dense LDL-Cholesterol and LDL-Cholesterol to Predict Coronary Events in Stable Coronary Heart Disease

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 155-158

      Acceleration of foam cell formation by leptin in human monocyte-derived macrophages

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 159-160