Hormone and metabolic factors associated with leptin mRNA expression in pre- and postmenopausal women.

Abstract

Recent information has extended leptin's action, beyond the control of appetite, to various sites of metabolic regulation. To better understand leptin's role we studied its production in subcutaneous and visceral fat compartments before and after menopause. During elective abdominal surgery, biopsies of subcutaneous and omental tissues were taken from 20… (More)

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