Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease
Copyright © 2010 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Todd Leff, James G. Granneman
Published Online: 16 APR 2010
Print ISBN: 9783527318575
Online ISBN: 9783527629527
About this Book
This timely and most comprehensive reference available on the topic covers all the different aspects vital in the fight against the global obesity epidemic.
Following a look at adipose tissue development and morphology, the authors go on to examine its metabolic and endocrine functions and its role in disease. The final section deals with comparative and evolutionary aspects of the tissue.
The result is an essential resource for cell and molecular biologists, physiologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, and those working in the pharmaceutical industry.