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

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  • Edition: 10th
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  • Copyright: 2001-01-01
  • Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
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Table of Contents

Preface v
Keynote address
Pathogenesis of common diseases viewed from an evolutionary standpoint
H. Imura
Adipogenesis and obesity
Leptin and the neural circuit regulating body weight
J.M. Friedman
Potential usefulness of leptin for the treatment of diabetes
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
G. Ailhaud
C. Dani
J. Aubert
N. Belmonte
P. Saint-Marc
R. Negrel
Molecular mechanism of obesity-related diseases: importance of adipocytokines
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
M. Kasuga
T. Kitamura
K. Kotani
W. Ogawa
Insulin signaling and the molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance
C.R. Kahn
Role of PPARγ in high-fat diet-induced adipocyte hypertrophy and insulin resistance
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
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
Y. Oka
Y. Tanizawa
H. Inoue
Studies of the etiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Pima Indians
C. Bogardus
L. Baier
R. Pratley
M. Prochazka
R. Hanson
Maturity-onset diabetes of the young - a model for genetic studies of diabetes mellitus
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
Common susceptibility genes to dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease in Japanese people
H. Hamaguchi
K. Yamakawa-Kobayashi
H. Amemiya
K. Kawata
H. Fuziwara
T. Arinami
Degradation enzymes for sterol regulatory element binding protein
H. Shirai
M. Yamaguchi
R. Sato
Y. Kawabe
R. Fukuda
T. Kodama
T. Hamakubo
Molecular and physiological studies of the HDL receptor SR-BI
B. Trigatti
Molecular basis for cellular cholesterol efflux and regulation of plasma HDL levels
S. Yokoyama
M. Tsujita
R. Arakawa
S. Dohmae
J. Ito
PPAR γ: cross-talk with membrane receptors and control of energy homeostasis
W. Wahli
S. Kersten
P. Devchand
B. Desvergne
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ, the ultimate liaison between fat and transcription
S. Rocchi
J. Auwerx
Regulation of macrophage gene expression and lipid metabolism by the nuclear receptor PPARγ
P. Tontonoz
L. Nagy
R.M. Evans
Genetics of essential hypertension
A.M. Sharma
Genetic susceptibility to essential hypertension in Japanese people
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
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
T. Gotoda
Y. Iizuka
N. Yamada
Role of LOX-1, an endothelial oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor, in vascular disorders
M. Nagase
K. Ando
T. Fujita
Genetic analysis of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in patients with coronary spasm
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
J.E. Hixson
Roles of prostanoids in health and disease; lessons from receptor-knockout mice
S. Narumiya
Index of authors 271(2)
Keyword index 273

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