Adiponectin, Leptin, Amylin

Measure Definition:

There are a number of analysis techniques that can be employed to measure such peptides e.g. RIA and ELISA, and the recent development of ‘multiplexing’ techniques has allowed the measurement of a large number of peptides in a single assay. 


Energy Expenditure

Construct Definition (and Source):

A measurement of the amount of energy used to carry out a physiological or physcial function. (NCI)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Scherer PE, Williams S, Fogliano M, Baldini G, Lodish HF. A novel serum protein similar to C1q, produced exclusively in adipocytes. J Biol Chem. 1995;270(45):26746-26749. doi:10.1074/jbc.270.45.26746