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adipocyte

[′a·də·pə‚sīt]
(cell biology)
An animal cell that stores fat.
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Manufacturer of an automated biochemistry assay for the detection of adiponectin
We are thrilled to now offer the STELLUX[R] Adiponectin ELISAs to our customers working in the research fields of metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, obesity, CVD and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease," commented ALPCO's president, Sean Conley.
They hypothesise that the beneficial metabolic effects of adiponectin through slow eating may positively influence insulin sensitivity, which authors proposed could also explain the differences in NEFA suppression observed between the D40 and D10 trials.
LeptiPURE has been shown in initial scientific studies to increase adiponectin by 12% and decrease leptin levels by 25%.
Genetic variants in the 5' end of the CDH13 gene have been repeatedly associated with circulating adiponectin levels (Chung et al.
Goodson suggested thinking of C-reactive protein and adiponectin as a pair.
The study also found that both marrow adipose tissue and adiponectin increased in humans with anorexia, and in patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for ovarian or endometrial cancer.
There are three stages: stage 1 is when adiponectin (an adipose-derived protein) starts to decrease, in stage 2 insulin is already starting to increase, and in stage 3 the pro-insulin (the prohormone precursor to insulin) increases.
Adiponectin secreted from adipocytes binds to adiponectin receptors AdipoR1 and AdipoR2, and exerts antidiabetic effects via activation of AMPK and PPAR-α pathways, respectively," (http://www.
A growing body of literature documents the possible influence of leptin and adiponectin on cancer development and progression.