Gene Symbol: NAMPT
Description: nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase
Alias: PBEF, PBEF1, nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase, pre-B-cell colony enhancing factor 1, visfatin
Species: cow
Products:     NAMPT

Top Publications

  1. Yonezawa T, Haga S, Kobayashi Y, Takahashi T, Obara Y. Visfatin is present in bovine mammary epithelial cells, lactating mammary gland and milk, and its expression is regulated by cAMP pathway. FEBS Lett. 2006;580:6635-43 pubmed
    b>Visfatin was originally identified as a growth factor for immature B cells, and recently demonstrated to bind insulin receptor...
  2. Wang M, Yu H, Chen H, Lan X, Zhang L, Zhao M, et al. [Novel 35-bp insertion in visfatin gene in Chinese cattle]. Mol Biol (Mosk). 2009;43:605-9 pubmed
    b>Visfatin is a protein that is preferentially produced in visceral adipose tissue. Both its tissue expression and secreted plasma levels increase in parallel with obesity...
  3. Lau A, Kollara A, St John E, Tone A, Virtanen C, Greenblatt E, et al. Altered expression of inflammation-associated genes in oviductal cells following follicular fluid exposure: implications for ovarian carcinogenesis. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2014;239:24-32 pubmed publisher
    ..necrosis factor (TNF) and IL6 levels were also decreased while those of nicotinomide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) were unaffected...