Vol. 28 (2) 2007 Neuro endocrinology letters

PACAP 38 inhibits adiponectin release.

BACKGROUND: Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating peptide (PACAP 38) is a neuropeptide with anti-inflammatory activity. Vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP)/PACAP receptors are found in immune cells, endocrine glands and also in adipose tissue. Adiponectin is an adipocyte-derived protein hormone which possesses anti-inflammatory, antidi.....