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By Saverio Cinti MD (auth.), Giamila Fantuzzi PhD, Theodore Mazzone MD (eds.)

This ebook provides a entire survey of adipose tissue, its physiological features, and its function in disorder. the quantity spans the complete variety of adipose tissue reports, from uncomplicated anatomical and physiological learn to epidemiology and scientific reports. The authors are unique researchers, clinicians and epidemiologists. they've got included groundbreaking contemporary reports into conventional types of adipose tissue houses.

Chapters on recognized homes of adipokines leptin and adiponectin are complemented by means of an advent to a singular view of adipose tissue as a dynamic organ that regulates systemic substrate availability and metabolism, in addition to numerous different discrete features. This novel idea is increased.

Worldwide developments in weight problems are mentioned from an evolutionary standpoint and explanations of the present weight problems epidemic are postulated. also, researchers and clinicians study the organization and capability position of adipose tissue in illness mediation and supply epidemiological facts. This quantity concludes with a considerate and cutting edge dialogue of assorted techniques to inducing and maintaining weightloss in overweight

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The key enzymes for lipogenesis are also expressed in adipocytes (28) but the expression and activity of these enzymes are lower in human than in rat adipocytes (24). 5 kg) and adipose tissue (12 to 15 kg) appear comparable (1 to 2 g/d for each tissue) (18). The regulation of DNL by hormonal (insulin, glucagon), metabolic (glucose, polyunsaturated fatty acids [PUFA]), and nutritional (total energy intake, dietary CHO-to-fat ratio) factors is less well defined in humans, either in liver or adipose tissue, than in rodents, and less well-known in adipocytes than in liver.

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