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Title Oxidative stress, inflammation and angiogenesis in the metabolic syndrome / edited by Raquel Soares and Carla Costa
Published [Dordrecht] : Springer, [2009]
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Contents 1. The Metabolic syndrome / Ana Azevedo, Ana C. Santos, Laura Ribeiro, Isabel Azevedo -- 2. Oxidative stress : from the 1980s to recent update / Joao Laranjinha -- 3. Oxidative stress in the metabolic syndrome / Concei̇̂o Calhau, Alejandro Santos -- 4. Chronic inflammation in the metabolic syndrome : emphasis on adipose tissue / Ros̀rio Monteiro -- 5. Angiogenesis in the metabolic syndrome / Raquel Soares -- 6. Role of endothelial progenitor cells in the metabolic syndrome / Carla Costa -- 7. Vascular glucose transport and the metabolic syndrome / Fatima Martel, Elisa Keating -- 8. Natural polyphenols as anti-oxidant, anti-Inflammatory and anti-angiogenic agents in the metabolic syndrome / Rita Negr̂o, Ana Faria -- 9. Metabolic syndrome: practical implications of a concept / Cassiano Abreu-Lima
Summary Offers a critical review and discussion of the knowledge gathered on Metabolic Syndrome (MS) and analyzes the interplay between oxidative stress, chronic inflammation and angiogenesis features. This volume focuses on various discoveries and progress toward possible therapeutic strategies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic Syndrome.
Angiogenesis Inducing Agents.
Oxidative Stress.
Form Electronic book
Author Costa, Carla, Dr.
Soares, Raquel.
LC no. 2008942777
ISBN 128201952X
1402097018 (Online)
9781402097010 (Online)