Emergence of omentin as a pleiotropic adipocytokine.

  title={Emergence of omentin as a pleiotropic adipocytokine.},
  author={Chandrasekaran Jaikanth and Prema Gurumurthy and Kotturothu Mamen Cherian and Thillai Indhumathi},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  volume={121 7},
"Less is more" - this is becoming the global quote on event of alarming rise in the prevalence of obesity among all age groups. The perspective of adipose tissue as merely a fat depot has changed in recent times. Focus is now being laid on the metabolic and inflammatory functions of the adipose tissue which is modulated through adipocytokines. Adipocytokines have been found to control insulin sensitivity, inflammatory activity, neuroendocrine activity, cardiovascular function, food and water… CONTINUE READING


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