Adiponectin is a hormone exclusively produced in adipose tissue and secreted into plasma. It is involved in a number of metabolic processes, such as glucose regulation, and the metabolism of fat for energy production. Adiponectin is involved in the control of fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity.
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Protein Aliases: 30 kDa adipocyte complement-related protein; ACDC; ACRP30; Adipocyte complement-related 30 kDa protein; Adipocyte, C1q and collagen domain-containing protein; Adiponectin; Adipose most abundant gene transcript 1 protein; adipose specific collagen-like factor; ADIPQTL1; apM-1; APM1; GBP28; Gelatin-binding protein; gelatin-binding protein 28
Gene Aliases: ACDC; ACRP30; ADIPOQ; ADIPQTL1; ADPN; APM-1; APM1; GBP28
UniProt ID: (Human) Q58EX9
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 9370