Tag: Adipokines

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Study on the Altered Gonadal Expression Levels of the Adipokine Lipocalin-2 and the 24p3 Receptor in the Offspring of Obese Rats

Currently, metabolic syndrome is a medical and economic issue that affects almost every country. Millions of people worldwide are affected by obesity, which is one of its components. Numerous studies have found a link between high levels of the adipokine lipocalin 2 (Lcn2) in the blood and various aspects of the metabolic syndrome. The latter…
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September 8, 2021 0

Effects of Methylmercury and Theaflavin Digallate on Adipokines in Mature 3T3-L1 Adipocytes: A Recent Study

Diabetes is a leading cause of morbidity around the world, and it is frequently associated with obesity, metabolic syndrome, and other inflammatory diseases associated with aging. Environmental factors such as metals and persistent organic pollutants, in addition to genetic and lifestyle factors, may increase the severity or lower the threshold of these conditions. Methylmercury is…
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June 26, 2021 0

A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study on Interplay of Adipokines in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension in Ghana

Background: Mechanistic risk factors for hypertension are the renin-angiotensin-system (RAS), endothelial dysfunction and the sympathetic nervous system. The research sought to elucidate the interplay of adipokines in essential hypertension pathogenesis. Methodology: 200 confirmed hypertensive KATH patients and 50 age-matched normotensive patients were recruited in this comparative cross-sectional study. Blood pressure, anthropometric and socio-demographic data of…
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November 10, 2020 0