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Measure: Adipocytokines   #230200


These are bioassays to measure high molecular weight adiponectin.


Leptin human ELISA kits are designed to quantify protein levels of human leptin in serum, plasma, supernatant, and other biological fluids. Leptin is a hormone secreted by adipocytes.

Adiponectin is another adipocyte-specific protein which plays a role in the development of insulin resistance and atherosclerosis. HMW adiponectin is the primary bioactive form with insulin-sensitizing activity and is recommended for measurement. Its circulating levels negatively correlate with obesity, insulin resistance, and coronary artery disease.


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Current Age
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Adipocytokines, leptin, high molecular weight adiponectin, HMWA, obesity, insulin resistance, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, NHANES

Measure Release Date: September 9, 2015

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