Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

  • Giamila Fantuzzi
  • Theodore Mazzone

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Adipose Tissue: Structure and Function

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Saverio Cinti
      Pages 3-19
    3. Michel Beylot
      Pages 21-33
    4. Malaka B. Jackson, Rexford S. Ahima
      Pages 35-46
    5. Aimin Xu, Yu Wang, Karen S. L. Lam
      Pages 47-59
  3. Adipokines as Regulators of Immunity and Inflammation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Víctor Sánchez-Margalet, Patricia Fernández-Riejos, Carmen González-Yanes, Souad Najib, Consuelo Martín-Romero, José Santos-Alvarez
      Pages 79-90
    3. Giuseppe Matarese
      Pages 91-100
    4. Arvind Batra, Britta Siegmund
      Pages 101-110
    5. Yuji Matsuzawa
      Pages 111-117
  4. Interactions Between Adipocytes and Immune Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Anthony W. Ferrante Jr.
      Pages 121-131
    3. Caroline M. Pond
      Pages 133-150
    4. George N. Chaldakov, Anton B. Tonchev, Nese Tuncel, Pepa Atanassova, Luigi Aloe
      Pages 151-158
    5. Patrick Laharrague, Louis Casteilla
      Pages 159-180
  5. Weight Gain and Weight Loss

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Carol A. Braunschweig
      Pages 183-196
    3. Lisa Diewald, Meredith S. Dolan, Myles S. Faith
      Pages 197-206

About this book


The aim of Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease is to provide comprehensive information regarding adipose tissue, its physiological functions and its role in disease. This volume contains a collection of information spanning the entire range of adipose tissue studies, from basic anatomical and physiological research to epidemiology and clinical aspects, in one place. This book is indispensable for basic researchers and clinicians interested in the fields of obesity, metabolic diseases, inflammation and immunity, and specialists in each of the pathologies associated with obesity.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Giamila Fantuzzi
    • 1
  • Theodore Mazzone
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Human NutritionUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicago
  2. 2.Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Department of MedicineUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicago

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press Inc. 2007
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-721-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59745-370-7
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