Definitions

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  • n. A protein hormone that modulates glucose regulation and fatty acid catabolism.

Etymologies

From adipo- (“fat”) +‎ nectin. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Ethnic variation in adiponectin and leptin levels and their association with adiposity and insulin resistance."

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  • Fat in a pear-shaped body makes more of a hormone called adiponectin, which protects the arteries and promotes better blood sugar.

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  • A study in the US into mice and breast cancer cells has shown that low levels of a protein hormone called adiponectin or Acrp30 may

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  • Osteocalcin was also shown to signal fat cells to release a hormone called adiponectin that increases insulin sensitivity (Cell, 2007 Vol. 130, pp. 456-469).

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  • Anthocyanins actually increase the body's production of a hormone called adiponectin, which stimulates your metabolism and suppresses your appetite.

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  • Cannabinoids do this by blocking a substance called adiponectin, produced by fat cells, which normally allows muscle to use carbs and fats effectively.

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  • The team from St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto has found that lower-than-normal levels of a naturally-occurring fat hormone, called adiponectin, might increase the risk of death from sepsis.

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  • One such is called adiponectin and a team at Harvard School of Public Health now reviews the evidence on this factor and Type diabetes.

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  • The team from St. Michael''s Hospital and the University of Toronto has found that lower-than-normal levels of a naturally-occurring fat hormone, called adiponectin, might increase the risk of death from sepsis.

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  • In a laboratory study, using fresh human fat tissues, the UC team found that BPA suppresses a key hormone, adiponectin, which is responsible for regulating insulin sensitivity in the body and puts people at a substantially higher risk for metabolic syndrome.

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