Nutrition and Physical Activity in Aging, Obesity, and Cancer: The Third International Conference

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This Annals volume presents a series of short reviewsstemming from the 2012 3rd International Conference onNutrition and Physical Activity (NAPA) in Aging, Obesity, andCancer.  The papers focus on advances in, and futuredirections for, physical and nutritional bio-modulation andprevention of aging, obesity, and cancer.

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This Annals volume presents a series of short reviewsstemming from the 2012 3rd International Conference onNutrition and Physical Activity (NAPA) in Aging, Obesity, andCancer.  The papers focus on advances in, and futuredirections for, physical and nutritional bio-modulation andprevention of aging, obesity, and cancer.

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Table of Contents

Cancer prevention as biomodulation: targeting the initiatingstimulus and secondary adaptations 1
Priscilla A. Furth

Janus-faced role of SIRT1 in tumorigenesis 10
Na-Young Song and Young-Joon Surh

Unfolded protein response to autophagy as a promising druggabletarget for anticancer therapy 20
Dong Hoon Suh, Mi-Kyung Kim, Hee Seung Kim, Hyun Hoon Chung andYong Sang Song

Genomics of complex traits 33
James E. Womack, Hyun-Jin Jang, and Mi Ok Lee

Obesity and cancer risk: evidence, mechanisms, andrecommendations 37
Ivana Vucenik and Joseph P. Stains

Molecular mechanisms of garlic-derived allyl sulfides in theinhibition of skin cancer progression 44
Hsiao-Chi Wang, Jung Pao, Shuw-Yuan Lin, and Lee-YanSheen

Molecular function of macrophage migration inhibitory factor anda novel therapy for inflammatory bowel disease 53
Jun Nishihira

Molecular determinants of ovarian cancer chemoresistance: newinsights into an old conundrum 58
Ahmed Y. Ali, Lee Farrand, Ji Young Kim, Sanguine Byun,Jeong-Yong Suh, Hyong Joo Lee and Benhamin K. Tsang

Inositol polyphosphate multikinase signaling in the regulationof metabolism 68
Joo-Young Lee, Young-ran Kim, Jina Park, and Seyun Kim

Cutaneous responses to environmental stressors 75
Giuseppe Valacchi, Claudia Sticozzi, Alessandra Pecorelli,Franco Cervellati, Carlo Cervellati, and Emanuela Maioli

Obesity, metabolic dysregulation, and cancer: a growing concernand an inflammatory (and microenvironmental) issue 82
Stephen D. Hursting and Sarah M. Dunlap

Select nutrients, progesterone, and interferon tau affectconceptus metabolism and development 88
Fuller W. Bazer, Jingyoung Kim, Gwonhwa Song, Hakhyun Ka, CarmenD. Tekwe, and Guoyao Wu

Diversification and conservation of the extraembryonic tissuesin mediating nutrient uptake during amniote development 97
Guojun Sheng and Ann C. Foley

Genetic modification of chicken germ cells 104
Tae Sub Park and Jae Yong Han

Role of PGC-1α signaling in skeletal muscle health anddisease 110
Chounghun Kang and Li Li Ji

MicroRNA-target interactions: new insights from genome-wideapproaches 118
Dooyoung Lee and Chanseok Shin

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