"Resistin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A 12-kDa cysteine-rich polypeptide hormone secreted by FAT CELLS in the ADIPOSE TISSUE. It is the founding member of the resistin-like molecule (RELM) hormone family. Resistin suppresses the ability of INSULIN to stimulate cellular GLUCOSE uptake.
- Adipocyte Cysteine-Rich Secreted Protein FIZZ3
- Adipocyte Cysteine Rich Secreted Protein FIZZ3
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