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Leptin is a 16 kDa protein hormone that plays a key role in regulating energy intake and energy expenditure, including appetite and metabolism. It is one of the most important adipose derived hormones. The ''Ob(Lep)'' gene (Ob for obese, Lep for leptin) is located on chromosome 7 in humans.
Cellular recycling system of autophagy likely to help in wound repair

Cellular recycling system of autophagy likely to help in wound repair

Studies highlight different aspects of link between obesity and cancer

Studies highlight different aspects of link between obesity and cancer

Adipose tissue plays key role in the aggravation of COVID-19

Adipose tissue plays key role in the aggravation of COVID-19

Study shows how DUSP8 protein regulates glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity

Study shows how DUSP8 protein regulates glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity

Fat-burning neurons have previously unrecognized powers, study reveals

Fat-burning neurons have previously unrecognized powers, study reveals

Fasting-mimicking diet combined with hormone therapy has potential to treat breast cancer

Fasting-mimicking diet combined with hormone therapy has potential to treat breast cancer