An update on leptin as immunomodulator.

  title={An update on leptin as immunomodulator.},
  author={Javier Conde and Morena Scotece and Vanessa Abella and Ver{\'o}nica L{\'o}pez and Jes{\'u}s Pino and Juan J G{\'o}mez-Reino and Oreste Gualillo},
  journal={Expert review of clinical immunology},
  volume={10 9},
Until the discovery of leptin 20 years ago, adipose tissue was considered only as a fat storage organ, involved in the regulation of energy homeostasis. At present, it is well known that adipokines, being leptin the forerunner of this superfamily, may act in different biological processes, including inflammation and immunity. In this review, we have explored the recent evidence about the relationship between leptin and immune system, summarizing the most important findings related to the… CONTINUE READING

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