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- DescriptionCircadian rhythms are such an innate part of our lives that we rarely pause to speculate why they even exist. Some studies have suggested that the disruption of the circadian system may be causal for obesity and manifestations of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS). Shift-work, sleep-deprivation and bright-light-exposure at night are related to increased adiposity (obesity) and prevalence of MetS. It has been provided evidence of clock genes expression in human adipose tissue and demonstrated its association with different components of the MetS. Moreover, current studies are illustrating the particular role of different clock genes variants and their predicted haplotypes in MetS. The purpose of Chrobiology and Obesity is to describe the mechanisms implicated in the interaction between chodisruption and metabolic-related illnesses, such as obesity and MetS, with different approaches.
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication01/11/2012
- SubjectClinical Medicine: Professional
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Notebiography
- Weight473 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byJose M. Ordovas,Marta Garaulet
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