Relationship between Visceral Adiposity and Plasma Adiponectin Concentration: Effect of Weight Loss

Background: Adiponectin is an anti-inflammatory and antiatherogenic protein that has a protective effect against athero­sclero­sis and diabetes. It is exclusively secreted by adipose tissue. Serum adiponectin levels are inversely associated with pa­rame­ters of overall adiposity including body mass...

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Main Authors: E Nasseri, M Djalali, SA Keshavarz, M Hosseini, AR Dorosty, M Chamari
Format: Article
Published: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2008-03-01
Series:Iranian Journal of Public Health
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