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Adiponectin
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Measure Name: Adiponectin
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Construct: Biomarkers - Hunger/Satiety
Primary Content Area: Obesity
Secondary Content Area: Diabetes
Brief Description: Circulating hormone (adipokine) that changes coincident with weight loss and correlates with insulin sensitivity. Most commonly, assessments would measure the total amount of adiponectin in circulation. However, it forms complex multimers that exist as high, medium, and low molecular weight species (HMW, MMW, LMW), which appear to have different activities.
Keywords: insulin sensitivity
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Mode of Administration: Who Administered: Researcher
How Administered: In-person
Other/Uncategorized/To-be-decided: Biological
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(Last Updated: 3/27/2017 3:50:34 PM by Paul MacLean)

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