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Definition of "adiponectin" []

  • A protein hormone that modulates glucose regulation and fatty acid catabolism. (noun)

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Use "adiponectin" in a sentence
  • ""Ethnic variation in adiponectin and leptin levels and their association with adiposity and insulin resistance.""
  • "Fat in a pear-shaped body makes more of a hormone called adiponectin, which protects the arteries and promotes better blood sugar."
  • "A study in the US into mice and breast cancer cells has shown that low levels of a protein hormone called adiponectin or Acrp30 may"