Chronic ethanol consumption increases the levels of chemerin in the serum and adipose tissue of humans and rats

@inproceedings{Ren2012ChronicEC,
  title={Chronic ethanol consumption increases the levels of chemerin in the serum and adipose tissue of humans and rats},
  author={Rui-zhen Ren and Xin Zhang and Jin Xu and Hai-qing Zhang and Chun-xiao Yu and Ming-feng Cao and Ling Gao and Qing-bo Guan and Jia-jun Zhao},
  booktitle={Acta Pharmacologica Sinica},
  year={2012}
}
Aim:Chemerin is a new adipokine involved in adipogenesis and insulin resistance. Since ethanol affects the insulin sensitivity that is closely associated with adipokines. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of ethanol on chemerin in humans and rats.Methods:In the human study, 148 men who consumed alcohol for more than 3 years and 55 men who abstained from alcohol were included. Based on ethanol consumption per day, the drinkers were classified into 3 groups: low-dose (<15 g/d… CONTINUE READING
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