Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
"Adiponectin plays important roles in regulating insulin sensitivity and atherogenesis. Adiponectin has been shown to suppress hepatic glucose production in rodents. It has not been reported whether ectopically expressed adiponectin could regulate glucose metabolism in cultured hepatocyte-like cells."
"In the current study, the effect of adiponectin on glucose production was analyzed by ectopically expressing the protein in hepatoma H4IIE cells using an adenovirus delivery system to generate both human full-length and...
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