Neurobiology of obesity [E-Book] / [edited by] Jenni Harvey, Dominic J. Withers.
Harvey, Jenni.
Withers, Dominic John.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008
1 online resource (xii, 324 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Introductory chapter / Benjamin C.T. Field, Caroline J. Small and Stephen R. Bloom
  • Genetics of human and rodent body weight regulation / Karine Clément
  • Hypothalamic control of energy homeostasis / Neel S. Singhal and Rexford S. Ahima
  • Leptin and insulin as adiposity signals / Kevin D. Niswender
  • Convergence of leptin and insulin signaling networks in obesity / Calum Sutherland and Mike Ashford
  • Diet-induced obesity in animal models and what they tell us about human obesity / Barry E. Levin and Alison M. Strack
  • Melanocortins and the control of body weight / Virginie Tolle and Malcolm J. Low
  • Role of opiate peptides in regulating energy balance / Richard J. Bodnar and Allen S. Levine
  • Ghrelin : an orexigenic signal from the stomach / Tamas Horvath
  • Central nervous system controls of adipose tissue apoptosis / Mary Anne Della-Fera, Mark W. Hamrick and Clifton A. Baile
  • Potential therapies to limit obesity / Jason C.G. Halford.