Product information "Omentin, human recombinant (rHuOmentin)"
Has no effect on basal glucose uptake but enhances insulin-stimulated glucose uptake in adipocytes. Increases AKT phosphorylation in the absence and presence of insulin. May play a role in the defense system against microorganisms. May specifically recognize carbohydrate chains of pathogens and bacterial components containing galactofuranosyl residues, in a calcium-dependent manner. May be involved in iron metabolism. (www.uniprot.org) Produced in E.coli as a single polypeptide chain containing 313 amino acids