Chapter 8. Aquaporins and Adipose Tissue: Lesson from Discovery to Physiopathology and to the Clinic of Aquaporin Adipose (AQP7)

  1. Todd Leff2 and
  2. James G. Granneman3
  1. Ken Kishida

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch8

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Kishida, K. (2010) Aquaporins and Adipose Tissue: Lesson from Discovery to Physiopathology and to the Clinic of Aquaporin Adipose (AQP7), 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.ch8

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. Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Metabolic Medicine, 2-2-B5 Yamada-oka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

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:

  • aquaporin;
  • glycerol channel;
  • gluconeogenesis;
  • adipocyte;
  • lipolysis;
  • AQP7;
  • AQP9

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics of Adipocytes and Gycerol Metabolism in the Mammalian Body

  • Adipose Glycerol Channel: AQP7

  • Hepatic Glycerol Channel: AQP9

  • Coordination of Adipose Glycerol Channel, AQP7, and Hepatic Glycerol Channel, AQP9

  • Dysregulation of AQP7 and AQP9 in Obesity with Insulin Resistance

  • Conclusions

  • References