Chemerin: at the crossroads of inflammation and obesity

  title={Chemerin: at the crossroads of inflammation and obesity},
  author={Matthew C Ernst and Christopher J. Sinal},
  journal={Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism},
Chemerin is a secreted protein with a complex but well-established role in immune function. Parallel lines of investigation also support the notion that chemerin is a novel adipokine that regulates adipocyte development and metabolic function as well as glucose metabolism in liver and skeletal muscle tissues. A growing body of human experimental data indicates that serum chemerin levels are elevated in patients with obesity and that they exhibit a positive correlation with various aspects of… CONTINUE READING
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