A Functional Interplay between IGF-1 and Adiponectin
AbstractA functional relationship is suggested between two well-known protein hormones, insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and adiponectin. In the last two decades in fact, different experimental evidence has indicated a non-random link between them. Here, we describe briefly the IGF-1 and adiponectin systems, and we then focus on their putative interplay in relation to several pathological conditions, including obesity, diabetes, insulin resistance, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Although the existing studies are hardly comparable, they definitely indicate a functional connection between these two protein hormones. In conclusion, the current knowledge strongly encourages further research into the common, as well as novel, mechanisms through which IGF-1 and adiponectin exert their concerted action. View Full-Text
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Orrù, S.; Nigro, E.; Mandola, A.; Alfieri, A.; Buono, P.; Daniele, A.; Mancini, A.; Imperlini, E. A Functional Interplay between IGF-1 and Adiponectin. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 2145.
Orrù S, Nigro E, Mandola A, Alfieri A, Buono P, Daniele A, Mancini A, Imperlini E. A Functional Interplay between IGF-1 and Adiponectin. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(10):2145.Chicago/Turabian Style
Orrù, Stefania; Nigro, Ersilia; Mandola, Annalisa; Alfieri, Andreina; Buono, Pasqualina; Daniele, Aurora; Mancini, Annamaria; Imperlini, Esther. 2017. "A Functional Interplay between IGF-1 and Adiponectin." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 10: 2145.
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