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Adipose Tissue

Edited by Leszek Szablewski

Medical University of Warsaw

Adipose tissue is a specialized connective tissue which, depending on type, plays different and significant roles in the human body: protects against environmental factors, stores lipids and triacylglycerol, synthesizes fatty acids and is involved in the process of thermogenesis. It is also a major secretory organ and highly active metabolic tissue. It secretes, for example, cholesterol, retinol, steroid hormones, prostaglandins and proteins known as "adipokines". Some of these molecules may be associated with pathologies such as obesity and insulin resistance. In humans, there are two main sites of adipose tissue accumulation: visceral and subcutaneous. Obesity is a worldwide health problem. This book also discusses a series of up-to-date topics about this pathology.

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Adipose TissueEdited by Leszek Szablewski

Published: May 30th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71377

ISBN: 978-1-78923-229-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-228-8

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter: Types of Adipose Tissue

By Leszek Szablewski

229

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2. Characterization and Differentiation of Adipose Tissue by Spectroscopic and Spectral Imaging Techniques

By Fatma Küçük Baloğlu and Feride Severcan

238

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3. Sirtuins in Adipose Tissue Metabolism

By Manu Sudhakar, Santhi Silambanan and Ramya Ramakrishnan

241

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4. Browning of Adipose Tissue and Sirtuin Involvement

By Gaia Favero, Kristína Krajčíková, Francesca Bonomini, Luigi Fabrizio Rodella, Vladimíra Tomečková and Rita Rezzani

292

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5. Cellularity Description of Adipose Depots in Domesticated Animals

By Olaia Urrutia, Leopoldo Alfonso and José A. Mendizabal

194

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6. Adipose Tissue and Inflammation

By José Luis Muñoz Carrillo, Jaime Ortega Martín Del Campo, Oscar Gutiérrez Coronado, Paola Trinidad Villalobos Gutiérrez, Juan Francisco Contreras Cordero and Javier Ventura Juárez

490

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7. Physical and Mental Health Consequences of Obesity in Women

By Julia Weschenfelder, Jessica Bentley and Hubertus Himmerich

295

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8. The Role of Mesenteric Adipose Tissue in Crohn’s Disease

By Raquel Franco Leal, Lívia Bitencourt Pascoal, Francesca Aparecida Ramos da Silva and Bruno Lima Rodrigues

226

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9. The Heterogeneity of White Adipose Tissue

By Quyen Luong and Kevin Y. Lee

272

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10. Adipose Tissue as an Endocrine Organ

By Hannah Xiaoyan Hui and Tianshi Feng

288

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11. Feedback Control of Second Messengers Signaling Systems in White Adipose Tissue Adipocytes in Healthy State and Its Loss at Adiposity

By Vladimir V. Dynnik, Elena V. Grishina, Nikolay P. Sirota, Egor A. Turovsky, Rustam H. Djafarov and Alexander I. Sergeev

192

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12. Effect of Trans Fatty Acid on Insulin Responsiveness and Fatty Acid Composition of Lipid Species of 3T3-L1 Adipocytes

By Kenichi Ishibashi, Yoshihiro Takeda and Gen-ichi Atsumi

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