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Details for messenger / hormone: RELMalpha

EndoNet ID: ENH00658

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  • RELMalpha
  • cysteine-rich secreted protein FIZZ1

General information

  • Resistin and the Relms have both a high conserved C-terminal region, with a specific motiv of cysteine residues.
  • Themolecular targets and even the physiological role of Relmalpha is still unknown.
  • Relmalpha is a secreted hormone with the highest level of distribution in adipose tissue.


Hormone function

Chemical classification

  • hormone
    • genome-encoded
      • cytokines

Links to other resources

  • Anatomical structure: adipose_tissue


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