Leptin might be a regulator of serum uric acid concentrations in humans.

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Increased serum urate concentration is a frequent finding in patients with hypertension. Since hyperuricemia is associated with obesity, renal disease, hyperlipidemia, and atherosclerosis, whether or not serum urate is a cardiovascular risk factor per se has remained elusive. The subjects were 210 Turkish male and 210 female adults over 20 years of age… (More)

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@article{Bedir2003LeptinMB, title={Leptin might be a regulator of serum uric acid concentrations in humans.}, author={Abdulkerim Bedir and Murat Topbas and Fulya Tanyeri and Muhlise Alvur and Nurol Arik}, journal={Japanese heart journal}, year={2003}, volume={44 4}, pages={527-36} }