Vol. 32 (5) 2011 Neuro endocrinology letters

Leptin, adiponectin and ghrelin, new potential mediators of ischemic stroke.

OBJECTIVES: Fat tissue is an important endocrine organ that produces a number of hormones and cytokines (leptin, adiponectin, resistin, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, Tumour necrosis factor TNF α) with essential roles in regulation of many physiological functions.

METHODS: We targeted implications of adipoki.....