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Adipokines

1st Edition

Edited by Victor R. Preedy, Ross J. Hunter

CRC Press

458 pages | 26 Color Illus. | 79 B/W Illus.

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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 roles for adiponectin in neuroendocrine and autonomic function, and astroglial leptin receptors. It discusses related diseases and conditions such as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome, heart and rheumatic diseases, and allergies and sleep disorders.

Table of Contents

Specific Adipokines

Acylation Stimulating Protein (ASP) as an Adipokine

Thea Scantlebury-Manning

Adiponectin as an Adipokine

Zhikui Wei and G. William Wong

Adipsin as an Adipokine

Yu-Feng Zhao and Chen Chen

Adrenomedullin as a Cytokine

Alexis Elias Malavazos and Gianluca Iacobellis

Angiotensinogen as an Adipokine

Miki Nagase and Toshiro Fujita

Apelin as an Adipokine

Despina D. Briana and Ariadne Malamitsi-Puchner

C1q/TNF-related Proteins (CTRPs) as Adipokines

Jonathan M. Peterson and G. William Wong

Fasting-induced Adipose Factor/Angiopoietin-like Protein 4 as an Adipokine

Sander Kersten

Interleukins as Adipokines

Kirsten Prüfer Stone

Leptin as an Adipokine: Important Definitions and Applications for Cancer Research

Barbara Stadterman, Faina

Linkov, Anna Lokshin and Robert P. Edwards

Omentin as an Adipokine: Role in Health and Disease

Anne M. Lenz and Frank Diamond

Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1 (PAI-1) as an Adipokine

Francis Agyemang-Yeboah

Resistin as an Adipokine

Zhikui Wei and G. William Wong

Retinol-Binding Protein 4 as an Adipokine

Elmar Aigner and Christian Datz

TNF-α as an Adipokine

Theron C. Gilliland, Jr. and G. William Wong

Transforming Growth Factor as an Adipokine

Yutaka Yata and Terumi Takahara

Vaspin as an Adipokine: A Link between Obesity and Metabolic Alterations

Peter Kovacs, Matthias Blüher andGabriela Aust

Visfatin as an Adipokine

Ariadne Malamitsi-Puchner and Despina D. Briana

General Cellular Aspects

Thermal Stress and Adipokine Expression

Umberto Bernabucci, Patrizia Morera and Loredana Basiricò

Central Nervous System Roles for Adiponectin in Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Function

Ted D. Hoyda, Willis K. Samson and Alastair V. Ferguson

The Astroglial Leptin Receptors and Obesity

Weihong Pan, Hung Hsuchou, Yi He and Abba J. Kastin

Diseases and Conditions

Adipokines and Obesity

Alberto O. Chavez and Devjit Tripathy

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Adipokines

Stergios A. Polyzos, Jannis Kountouras and Christos Zavos

Endocrine Disruptors, Adipokines, and the Metabolic Syndrome

Eric R. Hugo and Nira Ben-Jonathan

Adipokines and the Heart

Gianluca Iacobellis

Adipokines as Mediators of Rheumatic Disease

Deborah M. Levy and Earl D. Silverman

Adipokines and Allergy

Giorgio Ciprandi, Davide Caimmi, Silvia Caimmi, Alessia Marseglia, Lucia Bianchi, Anna Maria Castellazzi and Gian Luigi Marseglia

Adipokines and Sleep Disorders

Kapil Dhawan, Aneesa M. Das, Shariq I. Sherwani, Sainath R. Kotha, Narasimham L. Parinandi and Ulysses J. Magalang

Adipokines in Children and Adolescents and Implications for Disease

Hui Ling Lu and Katherine Cianflone

Specific Adipokines in Disease

Role of Leptin in Immune Cell Development and Innate Immunity

Pamela J. Fraker and Afia Naaz

Visfatin and Hypocaloric Diets

D. A de Luis and R. Aller

Apelin in Energy Metabolism

Isabelle Castan-Laurell and Philippe Valet

Adiponectin Deficiency

Wayne Bond Lau, Ling Tao, Yajing Wang and Xin L. Ma

Adiponectin Enhances Inflammation in Rheumatoid Synovial Fibroblasts and Chondrocytes

Natsuko Kusunoki, Kanako Kitahara and Shinichi Kawai

Resistin, Inflammation and Seminal Fluid

Uwe Paasch, Juergen Kratzsch, Sonja Grunewald, Michael Gerber and Hans-Juergen Glander

Resistin in Amniotic Fluid

Shali Mazaki-Tovi, Juan Pedro Kusanovic, Edi Vaisbuch and Roberto Romero

Subject Categories

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