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chemerin


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An adipokine (137 aa, generated from a 164-aa precursor) whose expression is up-regulated in vitro by the synthetic retinoid tazarotene. It is a potent chemoattractant specific for antigen-presenting cells which express chemokine-like receptor 1 (CMKLR1) and also potentiates insulin-stimulated glucose uptake.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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