"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.
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.
- Receptors, Leptin
- CD295 Antigens
- LEPR Protein
- Leptin Receptor
- Leptin-Binding Protein
- Leptin Binding Protein
- OB Receptor
- Receptor, OB
- Receptor, Leptin
- Antigens, CD295
- Leptin Receptors
- OBRb Receptor
- Receptor, OBRb
- Leptin Receptor, Large Isoform
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