Serum adiponectin in coronary heart disease: ethnic differences and relation to coronary artery disease severity.

@article{Lim2005SerumAI,
  title={Serum adiponectin in coronary heart disease: ethnic differences and relation to coronary artery disease severity.},
  author={Hoong Sern Lim and Muzahir Hassan Tayebjee and Kong Teng Tan and Jeetesh V. Patel and Robert J. Macfadyen and Gregory Y H Lip},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2005},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={1605-6}
}
A diponectin is a collagen-like protein secreted predominantly by adipose tissue. In humans, plasma adiponectin concentrations are inversely related to measures of insulin resistance, with reduced adiponectin concentrations reported in obesity and patients with essential hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes, and coronary artery disease (CAD). Low serum… CONTINUE READING