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Autonomic nervous system and adipose tissue

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Bernard B. Brodie,
  2. Roger P. Maickel,
  3. Daniel N. Stern

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050159

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Brodie, B. B., Maickel, R. P. and Stern, D. N. 2011. Autonomic nervous system and adipose tissue. Comprehensive Physiology. 583–600.

Author Information

  1. National Heart Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    The Dynamic State of the Triglyceride-FFA Cycle
  • 2
    Effects of Changing the FFA Output on the Triglyceride-FFA Cycle
  • 3
    The Sympathetic Nervous System and the Triglyceride-FFA Cycle
    • 3.1
      Sympathetic Innervation of Adipose Tissue
    • 3.2
      Effects of Exogenous Catecholamines on the Triglyceride-FFA Cycle
    • 3.3
      Release of FFA by Stimulation of Sympathetic Nerves in Vitro
  • 4
    The Physiological Role of the Sympathetic Nervous System in Mobilizing Energy Substrates in Response to Environmental Stimulation
    • 4.1
    • 4.2
    • 4.3
      Energy Dynamics of Norepinephrine and Epinephrine
    • 4.4
      Muscle Exercise
  • 5
    Interaction of the Adrenal Cortex and the Sympathetic Nervous System
    • 5.1
      Interaction of Sympathetic and Adrenocortical Systems on Enzymes Which Mobilize Energy Substrates
  • 6
    Interaction of Miscellaneous Hormones and Stimuli with Triglyceride-FFA Cycle
    • 6.1
    • 6.2
    • 6.3
      Cold Acclimatization
    • 6.4
  • 7
    Neural and Endocrine Signals in the Control of Energy Processes