4. Adipokine Production by Adipose Tissue: A Novel Target for Treating Metabolic Syndrome and its Sequelae

  1. Minghan Wang
  1. Vanessa DeClercq2,3,
  2. Danielle Stringer2,3,
  3. Ryan Hunt2,3,
  4. Carla G. Taylor2,3 and
  5. Peter Zahradka1,2,3

Published Online: 8 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470910016.ch4

Metabolic Syndrome: Underlying Mechanisms and Drug Therapies

Metabolic Syndrome: Underlying Mechanisms and Drug Therapies

How to Cite

DeClercq, V., Stringer, D., Hunt, R., Taylor, C. G. and Zahradka, P. (2011) Adipokine Production by Adipose Tissue: A Novel Target for Treating Metabolic Syndrome and its Sequelae, in Metabolic Syndrome: Underlying Mechanisms and Drug Therapies (ed M. Wang), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470910016.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Metabolic Disorders Research, Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

  3. 3

    Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470343425

Online ISBN: 9780470910016

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Keywords:

  • adipokine production by adipose tissue - novel target, treating metabolic syndrome and its sequelae;
  • relationship between MetS and cardiovascular disease risk;
  • AMPK activation - AMPK role, in regulating glucose and lipid metabolism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • MetS and Obesity

  • MetS and Adipose Tissue

  • MetS and the Liver: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  • MetS and the Pancreas

  • MetS and the Brain

  • MetS and the Cardiovascular System

  • Therapeutic Interventions

  • Summary

  • References