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Author Dixit, Vishwa, (Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA), speaker

Title Adipose-immune interactions in obesity / Vishwa Deep Dixit
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (47 min.) : color, sound)
Series Obesity : Epidemiology, etiology, consequences and treatment, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Obesity : Epidemiology, etiology, consequences and treatment
Contents Contents: Adipoimmunology -- The adipose organ in obesity -- The immune system -- Adipose tissue macrophages and inflammation -- Differentiation of macrophages -- Effect of obesity on adipose tissue macrophages -- Macrophages cause insulin resistance in obesity -- ATM polarization model -- Future directions: ATM and adipose tissue -- Adipose tissue lymphocytes and inflammation -- T-lymphocytes subsets -- CD3+ T cells are present in the adipose tissue -- Age related increased bone-marrow adipocity -- Age related thymic adipocity -- T cells develop in the thymus -- The effect of thymic involution -- Lineage of thymic adipocytes -- Loss of ghrelin signaling and thymic adiposity -- reduction in naive T cells -- Adipose secretory products and immune cells -- Effect of obesity on immune function -- Obesity induced by monogenic leptin deficiency -- Dietary obesity reduces lymphoid cellularity -- Dietary obesity induces apoptosis of T cells -- Influenza infection
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
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Subject Obesity.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video