Clinical implications of adipocytokines and newly emerging metabolic factors with relation to insulin resistance and cardiovascular health

Adipose tissue is known to secrete hormones actively and produces many biologically active proteins called adipocytokines. Typically, obesity is followed by low-grade inflammation, which is characterized by increased circulating levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Macrophages play a role in the in...

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Main Authors: Sung Hee eChoi, Eun Shil eHong, Soo eLim
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2013-08-01
Series:Frontiers in Endocrinology
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