Adipocyte biology and adipocytokines

Wasim A. Haque, Abhimanyu Garg

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A dipose tissue actively participates in regulation of food intake, energy expenditure, fuel metabolism, and a variety of other physiologic processes through its endocrine, paracrine, and autocrine secretory products (Table 4). Abnormal synthesis of these secretory products may be related to the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and its complications in patients who have adipose tissue disorders, such as obesity and lipodystrophies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)217-234
Number of pages18
JournalClinics in laboratory medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical


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