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Adipokines

1st Edition

Edited by Victor R. Preedy, Ross J. Hunter

CRC Press

458 pages

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Description

Adipokines (also called adipocytokines) are a group of peptides secreted by adipose tissue. They have diverse roles, from functions in the individual cell to the whole body. This volume examines a wide range of specific adipokines as well as their general cellular aspects, including thermal stress and adipokine expression, central nervous system ro

Table of Contents

Specific AdipokinesAcylation Stimulating Protein (ASP) as an Adipokine. Adiponectin as an Adipokine. Adipsin as an Adipokine. Adrenomedullin as a Cytokine. Angiotensinogen as an Adipokine. Apelin as an Adipokine. C1q/TNF-related Proteins (CTRPs) as Adipokines. Fasting-induced Adipose Factor/Angiopoietin-like Protein 4 as an Adipokine. Interleukins as Adipokines. Leptin as an Adipokine: Important Definitions and Applications for Cancer Research. Omentin as an Adipokine: Role in Health and Disease. Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1 (PAI-1) as an Adipokine. Resistin as an Adipokine. Retinol-Binding Protein 4 as an Adipokine. TNF-a as an Adipokine. Transforming Growth Factor as an Adipokine. Vaspin as an Adipokine: A Link between Obesity and Metabolic Alterations .Visfatin as an Adipokine.General Cellular AspectsThermal Stress and Adipokine Expression. Central Nervous System Roles for Adiponectin in Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Function. The Astroglial Leptin Receptors and Obesity. Diseases and ConditionsAdipokines and Obesity. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Adipokines. Endocrine Disruptors, Adipokines, and the Metabolic Syndrome. Adipokines and the Heart. Adipokines as Mediators of Rheumatic Disease .Adipokines and Allergy .Adipokines and Sleep Disorders. Adipokines in Children and Adolescents and Implications for Disease.Specific Adipokines in DiseaseRole of Leptin in Immune Cell Development and Innate Immunity. Visfatin and Hypocaloric Diets. Apelin in Energy Metabolism. Adiponectin Deficiency. Adiponectin Enhances Inflammation in Rheumatoid Synovial Fibr

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED107000
MEDICAL / Genetics
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology