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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Skurk, T; Alberti-Huber, C; Herder, C; Hauner, H 
Title:
Relationship between adipocyte size and adipokine expression and secretion. 
Abstract:
CONTEXT: Adipocytes are known to release a variety of factors that may contribute to the proinflammatory state characteristic for obesity. This secretory function is considered to provide the basis for obesity-related complications such as type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis. OBJECTIVE: To get a better insight into possible underlying mechanisms, we investigated the effect of adipocyte size on adipokine production and secretion. DESIGN, PATIENTS, AND MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Protein secretion and...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
92 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1023-33 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0021-972X 
TUM Institution:
hrungsmedizin