adipokinetic

ad·i·po·ki·net·ic

(ad'i-pō-ki-net'ik),
Denoting a substance or factor that causes mobilization of stored lipids.
[adipo- + G. kinēsis, movement]

adipokinetic

adjective A term of waning popularity referring to fat mobilisation.

ad·i·po·ki·net·ic

(ad'i-pō-ki-net'ik)
Denoting a substance or factor that causes mobilization of stored lipid.
[adipo- + G. kinēsis, movement]
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That happens because an enzyme called AMP-activated kinase stimulates the secretion of the adipokinetic hormone, which is the functional equivalent of glucagon.
Adipokinetic hormone is the insect equivalent to the hormone glucagon in the human pancreas.
Roles of juvenile hormone, a brain factor and adipokinetic hormone in regulation of vitellogenin biosynthesis in Locusta migratoria.