Leptin

The Function of Leptin in Nutrition, Weight, and Physiology

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Recent advances indicate that a robust physiologic system acts to maintain relative constancy of weight in mammals. A key component of this system is leptin. Leptin is an adipocyte hormone that f...

Lifestyle and Dietary Correlates of Plasma Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-1 (IGFBP-1), Leptin, and C-Peptide

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Lifestyle and Dietary Correlates of Plasma Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-1 (IGFBP-1), Leptin, and C-Peptide: The Multiethnic Cohort

Circulating insulin-like growth factor binding protein 1 (IGFBP-1), leptin, and insulin are 3 proteins modified by obesity and have been associated with cancer at several sites in past studies. W...

Obesity and the Associated Mediators Leptin, Estrogen and IGF-I Enhance the Cell Proliferation

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Obesity and the Associated Mediators Leptin, Estrogen and IGF-I Enhance the Cell Proliferation and Early Tumorigenesis of Breast Cancer Cells

Breast cancer continues to be a major cause of cancer deaths in women. Estrogen, which is also produced by the adipose tissue, is held responsible for the elevated risk of breast cancer in obese ...

Therapeutic Effect of Puerarin on Non-Alcoholic Rat Fatty Liver by Improving Leptin Signal Transduction through JAK2/STAT3 Pathw

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In order to investigate the mechanism of the therapeutic effect of puerarin on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a non-alcoholic fatty disease male rat model was induced by a high fat diet, all ...

Association of Leptin, 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, and Parathyroid Hormone in Women

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Vitamin D deficiency and adipocytokines have been implicated in the etiology of aging-related diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis, and diseases of the cardiovascular system. The association bet...

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