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adipocyte

[′a·də·pə‚sīt]
(cell biology)
An animal cell that stores fat.
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Association of serum adiponectin, leptin, and resistin concentrations with the severity of liver dysfunction and the disease complications in alcoholic liver disease.
Sample size was calculated with an expected difference in mean adiponectin levels between the cases and control, 3 [micro]g/mL with standard deviation (SD) of 3.
In the present study, we investigated the role of peripheral administration of NMS on adipokines (leptin, adiponectin and resistin) secretions in 48 h fasting and normal fed adult male monkeys.
However, few studies have analyzed the association of adiponectin with metabolic syndrome so in the present study the circulating adiponectin, insulin level, glucose and lipid profile were measured and assessed the relationship with MetS.
Compared to control, EPA significantly deceased plasma IL-6 only, whilst DHA significantly decreased CRP, IL-6, IL-18, and TNF-[alpha], and increased adiponectin concentrations compared to control.
Studying the ratio of HMW to total adiponectin has become instrumental in better understanding insulin resistance," explains ALPCO's President, Sean Conley.
The breast cyst fluid levels of leptin, adiponectin, and resistin were significantly decreased compared to plasma in both study groups.
CTRP1 shares its structural homology with adiponectin [8] and has been identified as a novel adipokine that is ubiquitously expressed, unlike adiponectin [7, 9].
Due to disorders of insulin sensitivity, changes in concentrations of adiponectin and visfatin in neonates of smoking mothers might be a physiological response to vascular endothelial damage in placental vasculature [6, 26].
Adiponectin is an adipokine which previously shown to be a risk factor for endometrial cancer.