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Visfatin is a novel adipokine whose plasma concentrations are altered in obesity and obesity-related disorders; these states… Expand Obesity and obesity-related disorders play an important role in clinical medicine. Adipose tissue, with its soluble mediators… Expand Visfatin is a newly discovered adipocyte hormone with a direct relationship between plasma visfatin level and type 2 diabetes… Expand Adipocytokines are mainly adipocyte-derived cytokines regulating metabolism and as such are key regulators of insulin resistance… Expand Background— Although the participation of inflammation in atherogenesis is widely recognized, the identification of the different… Expand Purpose of reviewNicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is a classic coenzyme in cellular redox reactions. Recently, NAD… Expand The aim of the present study was to determine serum concentrations of visfatin in obese women in comparison to normal-weight… Expand OBJECTIVE
Visfatin, a novel adipokine, was revealed to be associated with obesity and to have insulin-mimetic effect. Eotaxin… Expand Visfatin is a secretory protein which exerts insulin mimetic and proinflammatory effects, also functioning as an intracellular… Expand Conversion of vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) from a proliferative state to a nonproliferative, contractile state confers… Expand