Essays Tagged: "Adipose tissue"

Abstract: Characterization of Serum Lipoprotein Profiles of Healthy, Adult Cats and Idiopathic Feline Hepatic Lipidosis Patients

l content was also increased. Elevated NEFA concentrations found in IFHL patients confirm increased adipose tissue lipolysis and the delivery NEFA to the liver. The significance of the VHDL (very high ... ) fraction in lipid metabolism and transport in the cat is unknown at this time. IFHL cats mobilize adipose tissue triglyceride stores as a response to a prolonged starvation period. An increased numb ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How the pancreatic endocrine hormones glucagon and insulin work antagonistically to maintain homeostasis in the body and a discussion of negative feedback.

sites.After a meal, insulin directs the flow of nutrients. This promotes fuel storage in the liver, adipose tissue and in muscles. The flow of nutrients during fasting is influenced by glucagon. Once ... ein is degraded, and amino acids are used for gluconeogenesis in the liver. Triglycerides stored in adipose tissue are broken down under the fasting condition.The concentration of glucose in the blood ...

(1 pages) 87 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Leptin and its role in Food Intake Regulation. (Scientific Research Paper)

hypothalamic centers regulating energy balance needs to monitor the amount of energy stored in the adipose tissue. Leptin is a hormone secreted by the adipose tissue that provides this information to ... ood intake in obese and normal miceThe LEP gene has been found to direct the synthesis of leptin in adipose tissue. Obesity in ob/ob mice develops from a mutation resulting in dysfunctional leptin. In ...

(8 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Triathlon Training

(4 pages) 37 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Understanding Obesity

(5 pages) 218 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Paradoxical Nature of the Perfect Body

n the body. However, by closely examining the details of nutrition, one can see that fat and muscle tissue ironically complement each other despite these opposite demands. For instance, in order to ga ... en the body is given extra energy and is in caloric surplus, it will gain the desirable lean muscle tissue following a workout but, at the same time, store some energy in the form of fat. Therefore, d ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

To What Extent Can Obesity Be Explained By Biological Factors

the World Health Organisation (WHO) (WHO, 1998) as an excessive accumulation of fat (lipids) in the adipose tissue of the body. This paper addresses the various relations of obesity with biological fa ... Vol. 1 HC 23-1.Leibel, R. L., Berry, E. M., & Hirsch, J. 1983. Biochemistry and development of adipose tissue in man. In H. L. Conn, E. A. De Felice, & P. Kuo (Eds.), Health and obesity (pp. ...

(11 pages) 125 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


get organ, the brain.Leptin Regulation: Leptin is a 16 kDa protein expressed exclusively in adipose tissue. It is a hormone that communicates the status of energy stores to the hypothalamus. H ... rected feelings of hunger. Additionally, this group found that the -3 adrenergic receptor, which is adipose-specific is stimulated during fasting, which increases cAMP, which in turn decreased letpin ...

(4 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

of the muscles, especially in the calves is noticed. However, the hypertrophy is actually caused by adipose (fat) tissue, which replaces the muscle tissue. Another clinical sign of DMD is small amount ... the problem. When a biopsy is done, the doctors find that the muscle tissue has hypertrophied with adipose tissue. Shortly after the cells have become full of adipose tissue they die. Unlike other ti ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Health Promotion Program

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

mon autobiographie

ve is that the belief that being overweight triggers changes to your metabolism. This makes the fat tissue to release fat molecules into the blood. Then the fat molecules then get inside the cells to ... bdominal obesity, a particularly high-risk form of obesity.All theories suggest that the more fatty tissue you have, the more resistant your cells become to insulin. The good news is, even a small cha ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

healthy living

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays

Childhood Obesity

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders