Opposite modifications in circulating leptin and soluble leptin receptor across the eating disorder spectrum

@article{Monteleone2002OppositeMI,
  title={Opposite modifications in circulating leptin and soluble leptin receptor across the eating disorder spectrum},
  author={Palmiero Monteleone and Michele Fabrazzo and Alfonso Tortorella and Antonio Fuschino and Mario Maj},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={7},
  pages={641-646}
}
Leptin is thought to modulate feeding behaviour, body weight and energy metabolism by acting through specific cellular receptors. Derangements of leptin production have been repeatedly reported in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) or bulimia nervosa (BN), but no information has been provided on the functional status of leptin receptors in these disorders… CONTINUE READING