The Acylation Stimulating Protein as a Lipogenic Factor in Women

Abstract: Objective: The menstrual cycle represents a continuous state of change in terms of female sex steroid environment which are believed to affect fat storage and distribution in women. Progesterone is linked to increased fat storage while estrogen exerts anti- lipogenic effects. In this study, we investigate variations in the potent lipogenic factor, the acylation[…]


A vitamin is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts. An organic chemical compound (or related set of compounds) is called a vitamin when the organism cannot synthesize the compound in sufficient quantities, and it must be obtained through the diet; thus, the term vitamin is conditional upon[…]