adiponectin

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ad·i·po·nec·tin

 (ăd′ə-pə-nĕk′tĭn)
n.
A polypeptide hormone that is secreted by fat cells and regulates glucose and lipid metabolism, especially by increasing insulin sensitivity and muscle uptake of glucose and by decreasing glucose production in the liver.

[Latin adeps, adip-, fat + Latin nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots + -in.]
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cDNA cloning and expression of a novel adipose specific collagen-like factor, apM1 (adipose most abundant gene transcript 1).
Por su parte, AE2 reconoce que la reconfiguracion de la matriz productiva de Talcahuano es posible, sin embargo, aun asi es necesaria una base industrial para alcanzar el desarrollo, lo que es senalado tambien por APM1. Por el contrario, para APM2 es clave reconfigurar el area metropolitana de Concepcion, otorgandole valor a elementos innovadores, como el valor del conocimiento; APM3 destaca que el area metropolitana de Concepcion es la mas grande desde su ubicacion hacia el sur del continente, lo que la vuelve competitiva.
(1996) cDNA cloning and expression of a novel adipose specific collagen-like factor, apM1 (AdiPoseMost abundant Gene transcript 1).
Thus, histopathologic work-up showed a squamous cell carcinoma of the right ureter (apT4, apN3, apM1, V1, G2), which infiltrated the pelvis, corresponding vessels, and periurethral tissue and caused metastatic lesions in the vertebral body (Figures 2(a)-2(c)).
Adiponectin (also known as apM1, AdipoQ, Gbp28, and Acrp30) is a basic adipokine involved in energy homeostasis.
We measured the expression levels of LPL, FABP4, and APM1 marker genes for adipogenic differentiation.
Decreased expression of apM1 in omental and subcutaneous adipose tissue of humans with type 2 diabetes.
Adiponektin ise insan vucudunda apM1 geni tarafindan kodlanan ve kollajen 8, kollajen 10 ve kompleman C1q ile yuksek oranda yapisal benzerlik gosteren bir proteindir.
Adiponectin, also called Acrp30, GBP28, apM1 or AdipoQ, was identified first by Scherer in 1995 (Scherer et al., 1995) and then by three other groups (Hu et al., 1996; Maeda et al., 1996; Nakano et al., 1996).
For example, the BLS category labeled "APM1" is "apparel and services, men, 16 and over." For this category, expenditure shares of the different quintiles, from the bottom quintile to the top quintile, are 0.8, 0.8, 0.8, 0.9, and 1.0%, respectively.
The +276 polymorphism of the APM1 gene, plasma adiponectin concentrations, and cardiovascular risk in diabetic men.