9780764174674

Barron's How to Prepare for the Toefl Test: Test of English As a Foreign Language

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    9780764174674

  • ISBN10:

    0764174673

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-01-01
  • Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
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The audio-only CD and book package provides the Listening Comprehension portions of all TOEFL tests in the written manual.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Keynote address
Pathogenesis of common diseases viewed from an evolutionary standpoint
3(10)
H. Imura
Adipogenesis and obesity
Leptin and the neural circuit regulating body weight
13(8)
J.M. Friedman
Potential usefulness of leptin for the treatment of diabetes
21(10)
K. Nakao
Y. Ogawa
H. Masuzaki
M. Aizawa-Abe
K. Ebihara
N. Matsuoka
N. Satoh
T. Hayashi
K. Hosoda
G. Inoue
Y. Yoshimasa
Critical early events of adipogenesis
31(6)
G. Ailhaud
C. Dani
J. Aubert
N. Belmonte
P. Saint-Marc
R. Negrel
Molecular mechanism of obesity-related diseases: importance of adipocytokines
37(10)
Y. Matsuzawa
t. Funahashi
H. Kuriyama
S. Kihara
Diabetes mellitus 47(224)
The role of pancreatic β cell ATP-sensitive K+ channels in insulin secretion
S. Seino
N. Ozaki
T. Shibasaki
H. Yano
Downstream effectors of PI 3-kinase in insulin action
53(8)
M. Kasuga
T. Kitamura
K. Kotani
W. Ogawa
Insulin signaling and the molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance
61(18)
C.R. Kahn
Role of PPARγ in high-fat diet-induced adipocyte hypertrophy and insulin resistance
79(6)
T. Kadowaki
N. Kubota
Y. Terauchi
H. Miki
H. Tamemoto
T. Yamauchi
K. Komeda
K. Tobe
S. Kimura
Variability of clinical features of HNF-1 α-deficient diabetes (MODY3) due to different functional properties of mutant proteins
85(8)
J. Takeda
H. Tomura
S. Yamada
H. Nishigori
K. Sho
H. Onda
Z. Zhang
L. Yu
L. Jin
Y-J. Si
Y. Murayama
T. Narita
N. Tonooka
Y. Yang
T. Kohama
K. Onigata
A. Morikawa
I. Inoue
Positional cloning of Wolfram syndrome (diabetes mellitus and optic atrophy) gene: possible role in pancreatic β cell survival
93(8)
Y. Oka
Y. Tanizawa
H. Inoue
Studies of the etiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Pima Indians
101(6)
C. Bogardus
L. Baier
R. Pratley
M. Prochazka
R. Hanson
Maturity-onset diabetes of the young - a model for genetic studies of diabetes mellitus
107(16)
G.I. Bell
N.J. Cox
J.C. Daniel
L. del Bosque Plata
S.S. Fajans
M. Hara
Y. Horikawa
Y. Horikawa
Y. Iwamoto
N. Iwasaki
X. Li
H. Mashima
P.R. Njolstad
M. Ogata
B. Patterson
V.P. Paz
K.S. Polonsky
W.Y. So
X. Wang
H. Ye
Hyperlipidemia
Common susceptibility genes to dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease in Japanese people
123(8)
H. Hamaguchi
K. Yamakawa-Kobayashi
H. Amemiya
K. Kawata
H. Fuziwara
T. Arinami
Degradation enzymes for sterol regulatory element binding protein
131(8)
H. Shirai
M. Yamaguchi
R. Sato
Y. Kawabe
R. Fukuda
T. Kodama
T. Hamakubo
Molecular and physiological studies of the HDL receptor SR-BI
139(12)
B. Trigatti
Molecular basis for cellular cholesterol efflux and regulation of plasma HDL levels
151(8)
S. Yokoyama
M. Tsujita
R. Arakawa
S. Dohmae
J. Ito
PPAR γ: cross-talk with membrane receptors and control of energy homeostasis
159(10)
W. Wahli
S. Kersten
P. Devchand
B. Desvergne
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ, the ultimate liaison between fat and transcription
169(12)
S. Rocchi
J. Auwerx
Regulation of macrophage gene expression and lipid metabolism by the nuclear receptor PPARγ
181(10)
P. Tontonoz
L. Nagy
R.M. Evans
Hypertension
Genetics of essential hypertension
191(10)
A.M. Sharma
Genetic susceptibility to essential hypertension in Japanese people
201(8)
T. Katsuya
J. Higaki
S. Baba
K. Ishikawa
T. Mannami
N. Sato
J. Ogata
T. Ogihara
Mapping nephropathy susceptibility genes using kidney specific chromosome transfer
209(10)
P.C. Churchill
M.C. Churchill
A.K. Bidani
K.A. Griffin
M. Picken
M. Pravenec
V. Kren
E. St. Lezin
T.W. Kurtz
Genetic analysis of spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR), an animal model of hypertension and insulin resistance
219(8)
T. Gotoda
Y. Iizuka
N. Yamada
Role of LOX-1, an endothelial oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor, in vascular disorders
227(10)
M. Nagase
K. Ando
T. Fujita
Genetic analysis of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in patients with coronary spasm
237(14)
H. Yasue
M. Yoshimura
M. Nakayama
Y. Shimasaki
K. Kugiyama
H. Ogawa
Y. Saito
Y. Ogawa
Y. Miyamoto
K. Nakao
General molecular biology in common disease
Genomic searches for genes that influence common disease in human and nonhuman primate families
251(10)
J.E. Hixson
Roles of prostanoids in health and disease; lessons from receptor-knockout mice
261(10)
S. Narumiya
Index of authors 271(2)
Keyword index 273

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