Toshiko Ichimura

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BACKGROUND Resistin is a recently identified adipocyte-secreted hormone in rodents, and has been proposed to serve as a link between obesity and insulin resistance. The aim of this study was to develop a sensitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for human resistin and evaluate serum resistin concentrations in normal subjects and patients with type(More)
It is considered that plasma-free testosterone is a bioactive androgen in blood and is more reflective in androgenicity than plasma total testosterone. We measured plasma-free testosterone by dialyzable method in normal menstrual females, pregnant females, post menopausal females and vulvar dystrophy. The values of plasma total testosterone (T), fractional(More)
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