An evolving integrative physiology: skeleton and energy metabolism.


The adipocyte-derived hormone leptin regulates appetite and bone mass. Recent research demonstrates that reciprocally, osteoblasts have a role in controlling energy metabolism. Several genes expressed in osteoblasts are involved in this process, and one of them is the Esp gene. The remaining genes regulate Esp gene expression. OST-PTP, the protein name of… (More)
DOI: 10.5483/BMBRep.2010.43.9.579

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