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leptin

Known as: Obese Gene Product, Obesity Factor, Obese Protein 
A 16-kDa peptide hormone secreted from WHITE ADIPOCYTES. Leptin serves as a feedback signal from fat cells to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM in… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
  • A. Tomiyama
  • Annual review of psychology
  • 2019
  • Corpus ID: 49340140
Many pathways connect stress and obesity, two highly prevalent problems facing society today. First, stress interferes with… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) represents a cluster of metabolic and cardiovascular complications, including obesity and visceral… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Cross-talk between adipose tissue and central nervous system (CNS) underlies the increased risk of obese people to develop brain… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Immune cell function and metabolism are closely linked. Many studies have now clearly demonstrated that alterations in cellular… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Leptin, an adipokine that is implicated in the control of food intake via appetite suppression, may also stimulate oxidative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Leptin is a hormone secreted by adipocytes that plays a pivotal role in regulating food intake, energy expenditure and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The regulation of body weight and composition involves input from genes1,2 and the environment3,4, demonstrated, for example, by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
C57BL/6J mice with a mutation in the obese (ob) gene are obese, diabetic, and exhibit reduced activity, metabolism, and body… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The mechanisms that balance food intake and energy expenditure determine who will be obese and who will be lean. One of the… Expand
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