Mechanisms regulating energy metabolism by adiponectin in obesity and diabetes.

@article{Fang2006MechanismsRE,
  title={Mechanisms regulating energy metabolism by adiponectin in obesity and diabetes.},
  author={Xiangping Fang and Gary Sweeney},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 Pt 5},
  pages={
          798-801
        }
}
  • X. Fang, G. Sweeney
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Biochemical Society transactions
Nutritional control of molecular events has become of great interest given the increased incidence of diet-induced obesity, and consequently Type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes, in recent years. The altered adipose tissue content in obese individuals results in an altered profile of circulating adipokines, and here we focus on adiponectin, whose circulating levels decrease in obese individuals. Adiponectin is a 30 kDa protein but circulates primarily as hexameric, oligomeric and, to a… 

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