Leptin: Production, Regulation and Functions

Évariste Gilles (Editor)
Daniel Mickaël (Editor)

Series: Human Anatomy and Physiology
BISAC: SCI029000

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In Chapter One, Dr. Med. Ioannis Iakovou examines whether the link between weight and bone mineral density is caused by or directly correlated with leptin and adiponectin. Afterwards, Chapter Two by Martha A. Ramirez, Adrian A. Arellano, Fang Xie, Elizabeth A. Benavides, Robin A. Katchko, Luis Ayala, Alexandra Calderon, Rita A. Flores, Jean M. Escudero, Duane H. Keisler, Randy L. Stanko, and Michelle R. Garcia investigates the link between leptin and infertility issues caused by defects of abnormalitie sin the corpus luteum. Chapter Three by Professor Jaak Jürimäe, PhD investigates the link between leptin and energy intake and expenditure by athletes. In Chapter Four, Renata Saucedo, PhD, Jorge Valencia, PhD, Claudia Gutierrez, and Arturo Zarate, PhD examine the connection between increased leptin levels and insulin resistance. Next, Tiziana Maria Sirangelo analyzes the role between leptin and obesity, explaining that leptin plays a crucial role in the regulation of food intake in Chapter Five. In Chapter Six, Federico Sireci, MD, Francesco Cappello, Frank Rikki Canevari, MD, Francesco Dispenza, MD, Salvatore Gallina, PhD, Pietro Salvago, MD, and Francesco Martines study the peptidergic immunohistochemical manifestation of leptin in laryngeal SCCs. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Preface

Chapter 1. Adipokines as Possible Mediators of the Body Weight and Bone Mineral Density Relationship: An Emphasis on the Potential Role of Leptin, Adiponectin
I. Iakovou, A. Gkantaifi, E. Giannoula and V. Mpalaris

Chapter 2. The Role of Leptin in the Development of the Corpus Luteum
Martha A. Ramirez, Adrian A. Arellano, Fang Xie, Elizabeth A. Benavides, Robin A. Katchko, Luis Ayala, Alexandra Calderon, Rita A. Flores, Jean M. Escudero, Duane H. Keisler, Randy L. Stanko, and Michelle R. Garcia

Chapter 3. Leptin Responses to Acute Exercise and Sport Training in Athletes
Jaak Jürimäe

Chapter 4. The Role of Leptin in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Renata Saucedo, Jorge Valencia, Claudia Gutierrez, and Arturo Zarate

Chapter 5. Obesity: The Role of Leptin
Tiziana Maria Sirangelo

Chapter 6. The Role of Leptin in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Federico Sireci, Francesco Cappello, Frank Rikki Canevari, Francesco Dispenza, Salvatore Gallina, Pietro Salvago, and Francesco Martines

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