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The interaction between leptin and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9660078     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The description of the adipose tissue hormone leptin has led to important discoveries. Leptin plays a role not only in the regulation of metabolic efficiency, energy expenditure, food intake and adiposity, but also contributes greatly to the adaptation of the organism to starvation. Much of the literature has focused on the physiologic roles of leptin-driven processes as diverse as feeding behavior, body weight, defense to starvation and reproduction. The following discussion summarizes knowledge that has accumulated regarding the interaction between leptin and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis.
Z Orban; S R Bornstein; G P Chrousos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et métabolisme     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0018-5043     ISO Abbreviation:  Horm. Metab. Res.     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-09     Completed Date:  1998-09-09     Revised Date:  2009-02-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0177722     Medline TA:  Horm Metab Res     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  231-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892-1862, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adipose Tissue / physiology*
Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System / physiology*
Proteins / physiology*
Thyroid Gland / physiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Leptin; 0/Proteins

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