DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating RETN and obesity

RETN [ENSP00000221515]

C/EBP-epsilon-regulated myeloid-specific secreted cysteine-rich protein; Hormone that seems to suppress insulin ability to stimulate glucose uptake into adipose cells (By similarity). Potentially links obesity to diabetes (By similarity). Promotes chemotaxis in myeloid cells.

Synonyms:  RETN,  Q76B53,  Q9HD89,  RETN-001,  RETN-002 ...

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