The Resource Obesity and metabolism, volume editor, Maŕta Korbonits

Obesity and metabolism, volume editor, Maŕta Korbonits

Label
Obesity and metabolism
Title
Obesity and metabolism
Statement of responsibility
volume editor, Maŕta Korbonits
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It has become increasingly difficult to keep up with the growing body of literature on the genetics, metabolic phenotype and treatment of obesity. This volume brings together an array of chapters from many of the foremost authorities and researchers in this area. Key advances in the genetics of obesity are summarized and the effects of obesity in pregnancy, childhood and old age explored. By scrutinizing the hormones and enzymes most recently implicated in the development, maintenance and consequences of obesity, the biochemical and physiological background of the abnormal metabolism of obesit
Member of
Cataloging source
UKSKG
Dewey number
362.196/398
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC628
LC item number
.O2272 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Frontiers of hormone research,
Series volume
v. 36
Label
Obesity and metabolism, volume editor, Maŕta Korbonits
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Monogenic human obesity / Farooqi, I.S. -- Polygenic contribution to obesity : genome-wide strategies reveal new targets / Korner, A. [and others] -- Genetic obesity syndromes / Goldstone, A.P., Beales, P.L. -- Fetal and neonatal pathways to obesity / Gluckman, P.D. [and others] -- Developmental origins of obesity and the metabolic syndrome : the role of maternal obesity / Armitage, J.A., Poston, L., Taylor, P.D
  • Childhood obesity / Sabin, M.A., Shield, J.P.H. -- Obesity in old age / McPhee Chapman, I. -- Models of obesity in large animals and birds / Clarke, I.J. -- The [beta]-cell in type 2 diabetes and in obesity / Rutter, G.A., Parton, L.E. -- Role of the endocannabinoid system in energy balance regulation and obesity / Cota, D. -- 11[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 and obesity / Morton, N.M., Seckl, J.R
  • Gut and hormones and obesity / Wren, A.M. -- Adipokines in obesity / Ahima, R.S., Osei, S.Y. -- The role of AMP-activated protein kinase in obesity / Kola, B., Grossman, A.B., Korbonits, M. -- Classical endocrine diseases causing obesity / Weaver, J.U. -- Emerging concepts in the medical and surgical treatment of obesity / Aylwin, S., Al-Zaman, Y. -- The sociology of obesity / Rosengren, A., Lissner, L. -- Obesity in art--a brief overview / Woodhouse, R
Control code
ocn231760832
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 294 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783805584302
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
978-3-8055-8429-6
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36755138
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)231760832
  • karger9783805584302

Library Locations

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