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Chemical Leptin

Name Leptin
Equivalent Terms Gene Product, Ob | Gene Product, Obese | Obese Gene Product | Obese Protein | Ob Gene Product | Ob Protein
Definition 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.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D020738
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1. ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Adipokines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Leptin
2. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Adipokines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Leptin
3. ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Adipokines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Leptin

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Leptin
  leptin (116-130)
  leptin 22-56
  leptin 57-92
  leptin, Ala(39,40,41)-
  LY396623
  metreleptin
  murine leptin analog
  pegylated leptin
  recombinant methionyl human leptin
  Tat-leptin