Adiponectin is a hormone secreted by adipocytes that acts as an antidiabetic and anti-atherogenic adipokine. Two receptors for adiponectin (ADIPOR1 and ADIPOR2) have been identified. They mediate increased AMPK, MAPK and PPARA ligand activity in response to adiponectin. AdipoR1 is abundantly expressed in skeletal muscle, whereas AdipoR2 is predominantly expressed in the liver. The human ADIPOR1 gene maps to chromosome 1q32.1, and encodes a 375-amino acid protein with a molecular weight of 43 kDa. This antibody was raised against 1-72aa of human AdipoR1.