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Descriptor in English: Adipokines
Descriptor in Spanish: Adipoquinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Adipocinas
Descriptor in French: Adipokines
Entry term(s): Adipocytokines
Adipokine
Tree number(s): D06.472.699.042
D12.644.276.024
D12.644.548.011
D12.776.467.024
D23.529.024
Scope note: Polypeptides produced by the ADIPOCYTES. They include LEPTIN; ADIPONECTIN; RESISTIN; and many cytokines of the immune system, such as TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA; INTERLEUKIN-6; and COMPLEMENT FACTOR D (also known as ADIPSIN). They have potent autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine functions.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 2008
DeCS UI: 52657
Descriptor UI: D054392
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Adipokines - Preferred
Concept UI M0504569
Scope note Polypeptides produced by the ADIPOCYTES. They include LEPTIN; ADIPONECTIN; RESISTIN; and many cytokines of the immune system, such as TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA; INTERLEUKIN-6; and COMPLEMENT FACTOR D (also known as ADIPSIN). They have potent autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine functions.
Preferred term Adipokines
Entry term(s) Adipocytokines
Adipokine



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