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Volume 39 Issue 1
Jan.  2023
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Mechanism of lipid metabolism mediated by hepatokines and adipokines in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-5256.2023.01.026
Research funding:

National Natural Science Foundation Project (81473651);

Construction Project of Traditional Chinese Medicine Discipline in Henan Province (STG-ZYXKY-2020024)

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  • Corresponding author: ZHAO Wenxia, zhao-wenxia@163.com (ORCID: 0000-0002-0592-3504)
  • Received Date: 2022-05-15
  • Accepted Date: 2022-07-06
  • Published Date: 2023-01-20
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been renamed as metabolic-associated fatty liver disease, and systemic metabolic dysfunction has become one of the concerns of this disease. NAFLD is a metabolic disease based on dyslipidemia in the liver, which is closely associated with adipose tissue. Hepatokines and adipokines secreted by the liver and adipose tissue play an important role in regulating liver lipid metabolism. This article summarizes the hepatokines and adipokines that can promote or inhibit lipid metabolism, focusing on the mechanism of lipid metabolism mediated by hepatokines and adipokines in NAFLD, so as to provides ideas and a theoretical basis for clinical prevention and treatment.


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