Hyperadiponectinemia in newborns: relationship with leptin levels and birth weight.

@article{Pardo2004HyperadiponectinemiaIN,
  title={Hyperadiponectinemia in newborns: relationship with leptin levels and birth weight.},
  author={In{\^e}s Maria Crespo Gutierres Pardo and B Geloneze and Marcos Ant{\^o}nio Tambascia and Ant{\^o}nio de Azevedo Barros-Filho},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={521-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Adiponectin is the only adipose-specific hormone that, despite its exclusive production by adipose tissue, is reduced in obesity and is inversely correlated with leptin levels in adults. The aim of this study was to evaluate the adiponectin concentration in umbilical cord blood at different gestational ages and to investigate its possible associations with leptin levels and birth weight. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Umbilical cord blood was obtained from 132 newborns (male = 65… CONTINUE READING
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