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Receptors, Leptin

"Receptors, Leptin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Leptin" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Receptors, Leptin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.