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  • noun biochemistry Any of several cytokines secreted by adipose tissue

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  • In cell culture studies, curcumin supressed preadipocyte differentiation, promoted adipocyte apoptosis (programmed cell death) and inhibited growth of adipokine-stimulated angiogenesis.

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  • Wang B, Wood IS, Trayhurn P (2008) Hypoxia induces leptin gene expression and secretion in human preadipocytes: Differential effects of hypoxia on adipokine expression by preadipocytes.

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  • Dr. Mantzoros is a member of Harvard's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, and is an acknowledged expert in the fields of insulin resistance, body weight regulation, adipokine biology, and energy homeostasis.

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  • Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that Sfrp5, which refers to secreted frizzled-related protein 5, is an anti-inflammatory adipokine whose expression is disrupted in animal models of obesity and type

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  • Dr. Mantzoros is a member of Harvard's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, and is an acknowledged expert in the fields of insulin resistance, body weight regulation, adipokine biology, and energy homeostasis.

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  • TLR antagonist treated mice showed increased serum concentrations of adipokine and IL-10, and there was an inverse correlation between total cholesterol and IL-10.

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  • According to the researchers, because adipokine dysregulation can contribute to the pathogenesis of obesity-linked disorders, they sought to identify new adipokines by comparing the gene expression profile of adipose tissue from lean mice with that from obese mice on a high calorie diet.

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  • Lipid droplet (LD) formation and size regulation reflects both lipid influx and efflux, and central in the regulation of adipocyte metabolism, including adipokine secretion.

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  • One prominent exception is adiponectin, an anti-inflammatory adipokine that promotes insulin sensitization and protects cardiovascular tissue from ischemic injury.

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  • "This is the first time that chronic consumption of grape phenolics is shown to reduce obesity development and related metabolic pathways including adipokine secretion and oxidative stress," wrote the researchers, led by Jean-Max Rouanet, in the journal

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