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ea0070aep428 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Adiponectin and omentin-1 concentrations in patients with systemic sclerosis

Bik Wojciech , Dopytalska Klaudia , Kalisz Małgorzata , Litwinuk Anna , Baranowska-Bik Agnieszka , Walecka-Herniczek Irena

Adipokines belong to a group of proteins involved in the pathogenesis and progression of immune/inflammatory diseases. It is an open question whether and how adipokines contribute to these diseases. Adiponectin might be a key regulator of the immune system, playing a role in the progression of inflammatory disorders. Omentin has been recognized as an anti-inflammatory adipokine with influence on immune response regulation and inflammation, Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a chronic...