Fibroblast Growth Factor 21, human

Known as: FGF-21, FGF21, Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 
Fibroblast growth factor 21 (209 aa, ~22 kDa) is encoded by the human FGF21 gene. This protein may play a role in glucose metabolism in adipocytes.
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2014
2014
OBJECTIVE In rodents, brown (BAT) and white (WAT) adipose tissues are targets and expression sites for fibroblast growth factor… (More)
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2012
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2012
Fibroblast growth factor-21 (FGF21) is a hormone secreted by the liver during fasting that elicits diverse aspects of the… (More)
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2012
2012
Corresponding author: Nan Hee Kim Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University… (More)
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2011
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2011
Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 21 and growth hormone (GH) are metabolic hormones that play important roles in regulating glucose… (More)
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2009
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2009
OBJECTIVE Fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-21 is highly expressed in the liver and regulates hepatic glucose production and lipid… (More)
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2009
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2009
OBJECTIVE Fibroblast growth factor-21 (FGF21) is a novel endocrine and paracrine regulator of metabolic homeostasis. The aim of… (More)
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2009
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2009
OBJECTIVE Fibroblast growth factor-21 (FGF-21) is a potent metabolic regulator, which in animal models has been shown to improve… (More)
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2009
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2009
OBJECTIVE Fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-21 improves insulin sensitivity and lipid metabolism in obese or diabetic animal models… (More)
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2009
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2009
OBJECTIVE Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 21, a hormone primarily secreted by liver, has recently been shown to have beneficial… (More)
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2007
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2007
Fibroplast growth factor (FGF-21) is a recently discovered metabolic regulator. Its pathophysiologic role in humans remains… (More)
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