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A visceral fat depot-specific adipokine that enhances insulin-mediated glucose-uptake and activates Akt. Omentin 1 (intelectin-1, endothelial lectin HL-1, intestinal lactoferrin receptor, galactofuranose-binding lectin, 313 aa) and omentin 2 (intelectin-2) expression levels are decreased with obesity.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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