Catalog # AM5761
Adiponectin (C-terminal region)
Size 100 μl
Species Reactivity Hu, Rt, Ms
MW 30 kDa
Adiponectin is an adipokine that is secreted primarily from adipocytes and functions in glucose regulation and lipid metabolism. It has also been shown to play a major role in energy homeostasis. Studies report adiponectin secretion in bone, mammary glands, salivary glands, and cardiac tissue in limited quantities. It forms a homo-oligomeric structure and is homologous to complement factor C1q, collagen type VIII, and collagen type X. In humans and mice with low adiponectin levels, increased obesity and insulin resistance is observed. Adiponectin, typically an anti-inflammatory agent, has been shown to exert pro-inflammatory effects in nonmetabolic disease such as irritable bowel syndrome. Low levels of adiponectin in blood have been correlated with higher incidence and poorer prognosis in several cancers, including breast cancer.
Waki, H. et al. (2003) J Biol Chem. 278(41):40352
Hu, E. et al. (1996). J Biol Chem. 271(18):10697
Scherer, P.E. et al. (1995). J Biol Chem. 270(45):26746
*For more information, see UniProt Accession Q60994
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*All molecular weights (MW) are confirmed by comparison to Bio-Rad Rainbow Markers and to western blot mobilities of known proteins with similar MW.
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