Diabetes. The missing link with obesity?

  • Flier J
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Abstract

The molecular mechanisms underlying the link between obesity and\r
diabetes have been elusive. A new protein, christened 'resistin', can now\r
be added to the panoply of factors that may be involved.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Adipocytes
  • Adipocytes: secretion
  • Animals
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2: complications
  • Diabetes Mellitus: etiology
  • Hormones, Ectopic
  • Hormones, Ectopic: physiology
  • Humans
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
  • Leptin
  • Leptin: physiology
  • Obesity
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear: metabolism
  • Resistin
  • Transcription Factors
  • Transcription Factors: metabolism
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha: metabolism

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  • J S Flier

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