Relationship between subcutaneous adipose tissue expression of leptin and obesity in Tunisian patients.

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BACKGROUND The incidence of obesity has dramatically increased in overall the world. It is a consequence of imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure. Leptin is a fat derived adipokine that has emerged over the past decade as a key hormone in the regulation of food intake and energy expenditure. Elevated leptin levels are found in obese humans… (More)

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@article{Kouidhi2010RelationshipBS, title={Relationship between subcutaneous adipose tissue expression of leptin and obesity in Tunisian patients.}, author={Soumaya Kouidhi and Slim Jarboui and Marie-Stephanie Clerget Froidevaux and Hafawa Abid and Barbara Demeneix and Abdelj{\'e}lil Zaouche and Amal Benammar Elgaaied and Hajer Guissouma}, journal={La Tunisie medicale}, year={2010}, volume={88 8}, pages={569-72} }