Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Leff, Todd and Granneman, James G.
This timely and most comprehensive reference available on the topic covers all the different aspects vital in the fight against the global obesity epidemic
Following a look at adipose tissue development and morphology, the authors go on to examine its metabolic and endocrine functions and its role in disease. The final section deals with comparative and evolutionary aspects of the tissue.The result is an essential resource for cell and molecular biologists, physiologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, and those working in the pharmaceutical industry.