Chapter 24. Early-Life Programming of Adipogenesis and Adiposity

  1. Todd Leff2 and
  2. James G. Granneman3
  1. Roselle L. Cripps and
  2. Susan E. Ozanne

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch24

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Cripps, R. L. and Ozanne, S. E. (2010) Early-Life Programming of Adipogenesis and Adiposity, 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.ch24

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 Cambridge, Metabolic Research Laboratories, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 289, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, 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:

  • early-life programming;
  • adipogenesis;
  • adiposity;
  • obesity;
  • glucocorticoid;
  • leptin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theories for the Developmental Origins of Obesity

  • Evidence for the Developmental Origins of Obesity

  • Adipogenesis

  • Potential Mechanisms?

  • Future Perspectives

  • References