Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 21st, 2003
"Adiponectin (also known as 30-kDa adipocyte complement-related protein; Acrp30) is a hormone secreted by adipocytes that acts as an antidiabetic and anti-atherogenic adipokine," stated Toshimasa Yamauchi and collaborators at the University of Tokyo, Kyorin Pharmaceutical, and Keio University in Japan. "Levels of adiponectin in the blood are decreased under conditions of obesity,...
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