publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

The Role of Angiopoietin-like 4 in Lipid Homeostasis

Gray, Nora;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
AbstractThe Role of Angiopoietin-like 4 in Lipid HomeostasisbyNora Elizabeth Forbes GrayDoctor of Philosophy in Molecular and Biochemical NutritionUniversity of California, BerkeleyProfessor Jen-Chywan Wang, ChairAlterations in the regulation of lipid homeostasis are major causes of metabolic diseases like obesity, insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome. These diseases affect millions of people and therefore constitute a pressing public health concern. The mobilization of lipids is a key regulatory step in lipid homeostasis and the proteins that mobilize lipids from adipocytes to other tissues are therefore potential targets for therapeutic interventions....
free text keywords: Physiology, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Angiopoietin-like 4, Glucocorticoids, Lipogenesis, Lipolysis, Thermogenesis, Triglyceride
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