This book presents a comprehensive survey of adipose tissue, its physiological functions, and its role in disease. The volume spans the entire range of adipose tissue studies, from basic anatomical and physiological research to epidemiology and clinical studies. Groundbreaking recent studies are incorporated into traditional models of adipose tissue properties. A description of the role of macrophages in obesity and metabolism in included.
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 802 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 22 mm
From the reviews:
"This is one of next valuable monographs of well known Nutrition & Health Series. It contains a great majority of up to date information about such rapidly growing field as endocrinology of adipose tissue and its relation to obesity. ... obesitologists, diabetologists, endocrinologists and several other experts of special related fields will consider this monograph as one of valuable acquisition of their library." (Endocrine Regulations, 2008)
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