Chapter 16. Viral Induction of Obesity and Adipogenesis

  1. Todd Leff2 and
  2. James G. Granneman3
  1. Magdalena Pasarica,
  2. Rohan N. Dhurandhar,
  3. Nazar Mashtalir and
  4. Nikhil V. Dhurandhar

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch16

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Pasarica, M., Dhurandhar, R. N., Mashtalir, N. and Dhurandhar, N. V. (2010) Viral Induction of Obesity and Adipogenesis, 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.ch16

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. Louisiana State University System, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Department of Infection and Obesity, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, 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:

  • virus;
  • obesity;
  • adipogenesis;
  • pathogen;
  • adenovirus;
  • infectobesity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Viruses

  • Chlamydia pneumoniae

  • Gut Microbiota

  • Gut Parasites

  • Scrapie Agents

  • Interaction of Pathogens and Adipose Tissue

  • Adipogenic Pathogens and Humans

  • Conclusions

  • References