The ‘beneficial’ adipokines in reproduction and fertility

  title={The ‘beneficial’ adipokines in reproduction and fertility},
  author={Danila B Campos and M. F. Palin and Vilceu Bordignon and Bruce Douglas Murphy},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
The objective of this study was to review the available information on the signaling proteins produced by adipose tissue in the context of their role in regulating reproductive processes, including ovarian and uterine function. It is well known that both obesity and excessive leanness are associated with reproductive dysfunction. Adipokines are cytokines predominately or exclusively expressed by adipose tissue that circulate and affect target tissues. Four known adipokines, adiponectin… CONTINUE READING


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