This book is designed to provide a comprehensive insight into current perspectives and challenges in adipose tissue biology. In "Adipose Tissue Biology", scientists and clinicians discuss adipocyte precursors, differentiation and growth, brown and white adipose tissue, gender, inflammation, dietary and genetic determinants of fat mass, together with evolutionary and developmental aspects of adiposity.
Chapter 1: Adipocyte precursors: developmental origins, self renewal and plasticity C Dani, N Billon Chapter 2: Adipocyte differentiation J.M. Moreno-Navarrete, J.M.Fernandez-Real Chapter 3: Brown adipose tissue Martin Klingenspor, Tobias Fromme Chapter 4: White Adipose Tissue Stephane Gesta, C. Ronald Kahn Chapter 5: Sex differences in body fat distribution Alain Veilleux, Andre Tchernof Chapter 6: Macrophages and inflammation Elise Dalmas, Joan Tordjman, Michele Guerre-Millo, Karine Clement Chapter 7: Adipocyte Growth and Factors Influencing Adipocyte Life Cycle Srujana Rayalam, Clifton A. Baile Chapter 8: The Evolution of Mammalian Adipose Tissue Caroline M. Pond Chapter 9: Dietary determinants of fat mass and body composition Maria A. Zulet, Maria J. Moreno-Aliaga, J. Alfredo Martinez Chapter 10: The genetic determinants of common obesity-susceptibility Ruth J.F. Loos Chapter 11: Early Origins of Obesity and Developmental Regulation of Adiposity Shalini Ojha, Helen Budge
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