Resistin is more abundant in liver than adipose tissue and is not up-regulated by lipopolysaccharide.

CONTEXT Resistin is an adipokine correlated with inflammatory markers and is predictive for cardiovascular diseases. There is evidence that serum resistin levels are elevated in obese patients; however, the role of resistin in insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes remains controversial. OBJECTIVE We addressed the question of whether inflammation may… (More)