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Research Article

Human Resistin Is a Systemic Immune-Derived Proinflammatory Cytokine Targeting both Leukocytes and Adipocytes

  • Ivan Nagaev mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ivan.nagaev@.gu.se

    Affiliation: The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden

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  • Maria Bokarewa,

    Affiliation: Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden

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  • Andrej Tarkowski,

    Affiliation: Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden

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  • Ulf Smith

    Affiliation: The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden

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  • Published: December 20, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000031

About the Authors

Ivan Nagaev, Ulf Smith
The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden
Maria Bokarewa, Andrej Tarkowski
Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: ivan.nagaev@.gu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: US IN MB AT. Performed the experiments: IN MB. Analyzed the data: IN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB. Wrote the paper: US IN. Other: Reviewed and edited the paper: AT