"Leptin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A 16-kDa peptide hormone secreted from WHITE ADIPOCYTES. Leptin serves as a feedback signal from fat cells to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM in regulation of food intake, energy balance, and fat storage.
- Obese Protein
- Obese Gene Product
- Gene Product, Obese
- Ob Gene Product
- Gene Product, Ob
- Ob Protein
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Leptin" by people in Profiles.
Bone Mass Accrual in First Six Months of Life: Impact of Maternal Diabetes, Infant Adiposity, and Cord Blood Adipokines. Calcif Tissue Int. 2022 09; 111(3):248-255.
Adiposity and breast, endometrial, and colorectal cancer risk in postmenopausal women: Quantification of the mediating effects of leptin, C-reactive protein, fasting insulin, and estradiol. Cancer Med. 2022 02; 11(4):1145-1159.
Human Milk Glucose, Leptin, and Insulin Predict Cessation of Full Breastfeeding and Initiation of Formula Use. Breastfeed Med. 2021 12; 16(12):978-986.
Associations Among Maternal Adiposity, Insulin, and Adipokines in Circulation and Human Milk. J Hum Lact. 2021 11; 37(4):714-722.
Leptin decreases de novo lipogenesis in patients with lipodystrophy. JCI Insight. 2020 07 23; 5(14).
Relationship of Maternal Weight Status Before, During, and After Pregnancy with Breast Milk Hormone Concentrations. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 04; 27(4):621-628.
Sympathetic nervous system as a target for aging and obesity-related cardiovascular diseases. Geroscience. 2019 02; 41(1):13-24.
Paradoxical effects of obesity on T cell function during tumor progression and PD-1 checkpoint blockade. Nat Med. 2019 01; 25(1):141-151.
Preconception Micronutrient Supplementation Reduced Circulating Branched Chain Amino Acids at 12 Weeks Gestation in an Open Trial of Guatemalan Women Who Are Overweight or Obese. Nutrients. 2018 Sep 11; 10(9).
Bioactive components in human milk are differentially associated with rates of lean and fat mass deposition in infants of mothers with normal vs. elevated BMI. Pediatr Obes. 2018 10; 13(10):598-606.