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Does Leptin Regulate Appetite?

Leptin acts as a feedback signal to the hypothalamus to decrease appetite and increase metabolic rate as adipose tissue accumulates. Administration of leptin to ob/ob leptin deficient mice causes dramatic reductions in body weight. From these results it was hoped … Continue reading

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