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Effects of pronounced weight loss on adiponectin oligomer composition and metabolic parameters

Endocrinology
Author
Julia Engl et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2007

Country : Austria

Journal : Obesity

Objective: Adiponectin is an adipocytokine secreted into circulation in three isoforms. The aim of the study was to investigate changes of adiponectin isoforms during profound weight loss and its relation to anthropomorphometric and metabolic parameters. Research Methods and Procedures: Thirteen severely obese female subjects were examined before and 1 year after surgical treatment. Total adiponectin was determined by radioimmunosorbent assay, and oligomer composition was detected by nondenaturing Western blot. Results: BMI …
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