Proinflammatory Cytokines and Leptin Are Increased in Serum of Prepubertal Obese Children

@article{Aygun2005ProinflammatoryCA,
  title={Proinflammatory Cytokines and Leptin Are Increased in Serum of Prepubertal Obese Children},
  author={Abdullah Denizmen Aygun and Serdal Gungor and Bilal Ustundag and Metin Kaya Gurgoze and Yaşar Şen},
  journal={Mediators of Inflammation},
  year={2005},
  volume={2005},
  pages={180 - 183}
}
It has not yet been shown in prepubertal children how cytokines, leptin, and body mass, as well as parameters of obesity are interrelated. The aim of this study was to explore the relation between circulating levels of some cytokines with leptin and body mass index. A case control study was carried out in obese children of both sexes. An obese group was… CONTINUE READING