A 16-kD 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.
|Leptin is part of WikiMD's ^articles available 4free, 4all & 4ever!
|^The content on or accessible through WikiMD is for informational purposes only. WikiMD is not a substitute for professional advice|
WIKIMD MAKES NO GUARANTEE OF VALIDITY OF CONTENT. USE THE CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK!