Serum leptin concentration during puberty in healthy nonobese adolescents.


Data obtained during the past five years have indicated that there are important age- and gender-based differences in the regulation and action of leptin in humans. To study the physiological changes of leptin during puberty in both sexes, and its relationship with body composition and sexual maturation, we measured leptin concentrations in 175 healthy… (More)


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@article{Brando2003SerumLC, title={Serum leptin concentration during puberty in healthy nonobese adolescents.}, author={Cynthia M. A. Brand{\~a}o and Mariaelena Lombardi and Sonia Kiyomi Nishida and Omar Magid Hauache and Jos{\'e} Gilberto Henriques Vieira}, journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas}, year={2003}, volume={36 10}, pages={1293-6} }