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Mesh term Adipokines

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Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Peptide Hormones

Description

Polypeptides produced by the ADIPOCYTES. They include LEPTIN; ADIPONECTIN; RESISTIN; and many cytokines of the immune system, such as TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA; INTERLEUKIN-6; and COMPLEMENT FACTOR D (also known as ADIPSIN). They have potent autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine functions.


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Adiponectin
Leptin
Resistin


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