Princeton University Library Catalog

Metabolic syndrome : underlying mechanisms and drug therapies / edited by Minghan Wang.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2011.
Description:
xiii, 494 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Gut as an endocrine organ : the role of nutrient-sensing in energy metabolism / Minghan Wang -- Central glucose sensing and control of food intake and energy homeostasis / Lourdes Mounien and Bernard Thorens -- Abnormalities in insulin secretion in type 2 diabetes mellitus / Taly Meas and Pierre-Jean Guillausseau -- Adipokine production by adipose tissue : a novel target for treating metabolic syndrome and its sequelae / Vanessa DeClercq ... [et al.] -- Hepatic metabolic dysfunctions in type 2 diabetes : insulin resistance and impaired glucose production and lipid synthesis / Ruojing Yang -- Energy metabolism in skeletal muscle and its link to insulin resistance / Minghan Wang -- Mechanisms and complications of metabolic syndrome / Minghan Wang -- Emerging therapeutic approaches for dyslipidemia associated with high LDL and low HDL / Margrit Schwarz and Jae B. Kim -- Mechanism of action of niacin : implications for atherosclerosis and drug discovery / Devan Marar ... [et al.] -- Current anti-diabetic therapies and mechanisms / Minghan Wang -- GLP-1 biology, signaling mechanisms, physiology, and clinical studies / Remy Burcelin ... [et al.] -- Dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitors for treatment of diabetes / McIntosh, C.H.S. ... [et al.] -- Sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors / Margaret Ryan and Serge A. Jabbour -- Fibroblast growth factor 21 as a novel metabolic regulator / Radmila Micanovic, James D. Dunbar, and Alexei Kharitonenkov -- Sirtuins as potential drug targets for metabolic diseases / Qiang Tong -- 11-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 as a therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes / Clarence Hale and David J. St. Jean, Jr -- Monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes : a case study with glucagon receptor blockade / Hai Yan, Wei Gu, and Murielle Veniant-Ellison -- Drug development for metabolic diseases: past, present and future / Minghan Wang.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780470343425 (cloth)
  • 0470343427 (cloth)
LCCN:
2010019505
OCLC:
614271402
Related name:
RCP:
C - S