Genetics of Monogenic and Syndromic Obesity - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128046159, 9780128047422

Genetics of Monogenic and Syndromic Obesity, Volume 140

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Ya-Xiong Tao
eBook ISBN: 9780128047422
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128046159
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th May 2016
Page Count: 298
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Table of Contents

  1. Single Gene and Syndromic Causes of Obesity: Illustrative Examples
    M.G. Butler
  2. PCSK1 Variants and Human Obesity
    B. Ramos-Molina, M.G. Martin, and I. Lindberg
  3. Rare Syndromes and Common Variants of the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Gene in Human Obesity
    J.C. Han
  4. Mutations in Melanocortin-3 Receptor Gene and Human Obesity
    Z. Yang and Y.-X. Tao
  5. Ghrelin Receptor Mutations and Human Obesity
    W. Wang and Y.-X. Tao
  6. Epigenetics of Obesity
    A. Lopomo, E. Burgio, and L. Migliore
  7. From Genome-wide Association Study to Phenome-wide Association Study: New Paradigms in Obesity Research
    Y.-P. Zhang, Y. Zhang and D.D. Duan
  8. Genetics of Adiposity in Large Animal Models for Human Obesity—Studies on Pigs and Dogs
    M. Stachowiak, I. Szczerbal, and M. Switonski


Genetics of Monogenic and Syndromic Obesity is the latest volume in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Students, researchers, microbiologists, molecular biologists


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Ya-Xiong Tao Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Ya-Xiong Tao is currently Associate Professor of Physiology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in Auburn, Alabama, USA. He has been working on several G protein-coupled receptors, including gonadotropin receptors regulating reproduction, and melanocortin receptors regulating energy and glucose homeostasis. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed biomedical journals and obtained funding for his research from National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association, among others. He has delivered numerous lectures at universities and research institutes in USA. Canada, and China. He is visiting or guest professors at four universities and research institute in China. He has edited four volumes in Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science and is editing a volume of Advances in Pharmacology. He teaches several courses, including Physiology, Receptorology, and Molecular Endocrinology, for veterinarian and graduate students.

Affiliations and Expertise

College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL, USA