Adipocyte-derived hormones, cytokines, and mediators


Adipose tissue is responsive to both central and peripheral metabolic signals and is itself capable of secreting a number of proteins. These adipocyte-specific or enriched proteins, termed adipokines, have been shown to have a variety of local, peripheral, and central effects. These secreted proteins, which include tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α, resistin… (More)
DOI: 10.1385/ENDO:29:1:81