Compositions, Methods, And Kits Relating To resistin


The invention relates to novel nucleic acids encoding a mammalian resistin gene, and proteins encoded thereby, whose expression is suppressed by the antidiabetic compounds thiazolidinediones. The invention further relates to methods of treating and detecting type 2 diabetes and Syndrome X comprising modulating or detecting resistin expression and/or production and activity of resistin polypeptide.


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