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

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.399 M564s 2011    ---  Available
Description xiii, 494 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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 dyslipidemias 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 antidiabetic 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 Metabolic syndrome -- Pathophysiology.
Metabolic syndrome -- Chemotherapy.
Metabolic Syndrome X -- drug therapy.
Metabolic Syndrome X -- physiopathology.
Added Author Wang, Minghan, 1966-
ISBN 9780470343425 (cloth)
0470343427 (cloth)

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