Chapter 13. Adipose Tissue and Blood Pressure Regulation

  1. Todd Leff2 and
  2. James G. Granneman3
  1. Lisa A. Cassis and
  2. Sara B. Police

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch13

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Cassis, L. A. and Police, S. B. (2010) Adipose Tissue and Blood Pressure Regulation, in Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease (eds T. Leff and J. G. Granneman), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 540 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

  2. 3

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Metabolic and Endocrine Research, Department of Psychiatry, 550 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Kentucky, Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences, Lexington, KY 40536, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318575

Online ISBN: 9783527629527

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Keywords:

  • adipose tissue;
  • blood pressure regulation;
  • hypertension;
  • obesity;
  • adipocyte;
  • leptin;
  • insulin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Adipose Tissue Changes with Obesity: Relation to Blood Pressure Control

  • Regional Adipose Deposition and Blood Pressure Regulation

  • Conclusions

  • References