Chapter 17. Adipose Tissue Cachexia

  1. Todd Leff2 and
  2. James G. Granneman3
  1. Michael John Tisdale

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch17

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Tisdale, M. J. (2010) Adipose Tissue Cachexia, 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.ch17

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. Aston University, School of Life and Health Sciences, Nutritional Biomedicine, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK

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;
  • cachexia;
  • cancer;
  • fat-mobilizing substance;
  • white adipose tissue

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Changes in Adipose Tissue in Cachexia

  • Energy Expenditure in Cancer Patients

  • Factors Governing Adipose Tissue Mass

  • Mechanism of Loss of Adipose Tissue in Cachexia

  • Requirements of Tumor-Bearing Animals for Lipids

  • Fat-Mobilizing Substances in Cancer Cachexia

  • Conclusion

  • References