"Adiponectin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A 30-kDa COMPLEMENT C1Q-related protein, the most abundant gene product secreted by FAT CELLS of the white ADIPOSE TISSUE. Adiponectin modulates several physiological processes, such as metabolism of GLUCOSE and FATTY ACIDS, and immune responses. Decreased plasma adiponectin levels are associated with INSULIN RESISTANCE; TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS; OBESITY; and ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
- Adipocyte Complement-Related Protein 30-kDa
- Adipocyte Complement Related Protein 30 kDa
- Adipose Most Abundant Gene Transcript 1
- apM-1 Protein
- apM 1 Protein
- ACRP30 Protein
- Adipocyte, C1q and Collagen Domain Containing Protein
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