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  • noun biochemistry A peptidase that is secreted by adipocytes into the bloodstream and is involved in the suppression of infection

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  • Signs of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and unfolded protein response (UPR) occured in parallel with the increased lipid droplet (LD) formation and production of secretory proteins (adipsin, visfatin).

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