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Introduction: Leptin

Description of Leptin

Leptin: A 16-kDa peptide hormone secreted from white adipocytes and implicated in the regulation of food intake and energy balance. Leptin provides the key afferent signal from fat cells in the feedback system that controls body fat stores.
Source: Diseases Database

Leptin: made in adipose cells and is important in the response to starvation and in feedback regulation of energy expenditure, food intake, and adiposity.
Source: CRISP

Leptin: A 16-kDa peptide hormone secreted from white adipocytes and implicated in the regulation of food intake and energy balance. Leptin provides the key afferent signal from fat cells in the feedback system that controls body fat stores.
Source: MeSH 2007

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