Figure 1.

Adipose tissue releases several adipokines. Some of them have vasorelaxing or vasocontractile properties, while others share both. ADRF, adipocyte-derived relaxing factor; ROS, reactive oxygen species; TNFα, tumour necrosis factor α.

Maenhaut and Van de Voorde BMC Medicine 2011 9:25   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-25
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