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Adiponectin

"Adiponectin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adiponectin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Adiponectin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 495 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 59 publications in 2013
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