"Adipokines" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Polypeptides produced by the ADIPOCYTES. They include LEPTIN; ADIPONECTIN; RESISTIN; and many cytokines of the immune system, such as TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA; INTERLEUKIN-6; and COMPLEMENT FACTOR D (also known as ADIPSIN). They have potent autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine functions.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Adipokines".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Adipokines".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adipokines" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Adipokines" was a major or minor topic of these publication.