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Relation between leptin and the regulation of glucose metabolism

Jan 1, 2000 | Magazine: Diabetologia

Frühbeck G, Salvador J.
Department of Endocrinology, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

The identification of the ob gene through positional cloning and the discovery that its encoded protein, leptin, is essential for body weight homeostasis have permanently altered the field of metabolic physiology.

Over a 5-year period a substantial and rapidly changing body of knowledge has been created.

CITATION  Diabetologia. 2000 Jan;43(1):3-12