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  • noun Plural form of adipokine.

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Examples

  • These secreted hormones, known as adipokines, can contribute to systemic, low-grade, chronic inflammation

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  • Dr Kahn said it is possible that subcutaneous fat may be producing certain hormones, known as adipokines, which produce beneficial effects on metabolism.

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  • It may also be producing certain hormones, known as adipokines, which produce beneficial effects on metabolism.

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  • "Shrinking your body fat also changes growth factors, signaling proteins such as adipokines and hormones like insulin in ways that tend to turn off cancer-promoting processes in cells," Walker says.

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  • "Shrinking your body fat also changes growth factors, signaling proteins such as adipokines and hormones like insulin in ways that tend to turn off cancer-promoting processes in cells," Walker says.

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  • Our energy expenditure, appetite, and immune system are also affected because our body fat adipokines, hormones that the body secretes, are proteins that act as messengers in the body.

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  • A type of cytokine, cell-to-cell signaling protein, adipokines can be pro-inflammatory, contributing to chronic, systemic, subclinical inflammation.

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  • The impaired glucose tolerance was reversible and was not associated with alterations in the levels of adipokines or BDNF.

    Intermittent fasting guest blog | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Subcutaneous fat — the kind that Sir Mix-A-Lot loves — actually produces hormones called “adipokines” literally, “fat movers” that can increase metabolism and can aid in insulin receptivity, thus reducing the risk of diabetes.

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  • Most adipokines, such as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) α, interleukin (IL) -6 and leptin, are pro-inflammatory.

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