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Resistin

"Resistin" 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 12-kDa cysteine-rich polypeptide hormone secreted by FAT CELLS in the ADIPOSE TISSUE. It is the founding member of the resistin-like molecule (RELM) hormone family. Resistin suppresses the ability of INSULIN to stimulate cellular GLUCOSE uptake.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Resistin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Resistin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 96 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2008
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