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Receptors, Leptin

Cell surface receptors for obesity factor (LEPTIN), a hormone secreted by the WHITE ADIPOCYTES. Upon leptin-receptor interaction, the signal is mediated through the JAK2/STAT3 pathway to regulate food intake, energy balance and fat storage.

Year introduced: 2008 (1996)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.543.750.650.500

MeSH Unique ID: D054411

Entry Terms:

  • Leptin-Binding Protein
  • Leptin Binding Protein
  • Receptor, Leptin
  • Leptin Receptor
  • Antigens, CD295
  • LEPR Protein
  • OB Receptor
  • Receptor, OB
  • CD295 Antigens
  • Leptin Receptors
  • OBRa Receptor
  • Receptor, OBRa
  • OBRb Receptor
  • Receptor, OBRb
  • Leptin Receptor, Large Isoform
  • Leptin Receptor, Small Isoform

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