The Therapeutic Potential of the Adiponectin Pathway

  title={The Therapeutic Potential of the Adiponectin Pathway},
  author={Wei Gu and Dr Yang Li},
Adiponectin is an adipocyte-derived hormone that has been shown to play an important role in the regulation of metabolic, inflammatory, and apoptotic pathways. Adiponectin improves insulin sensitivity, promotes vascular health, and increases cell survival. These observations suggest a potential therapeutic role for adiponectin in the treatment of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. However, biologically active recombinant adiponectin proteins are inherently unstable and… CONTINUE READING