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The release of leptin and its effect on hormone release from human pituitary adenomas.

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BACKGROUND: Leptin is the protein product of the obese gene, known to play an important role in body energy balance. The leptin receptor exists in numerous isoforms, the long isoform being the major form involved in signal transduction. Leptin expression has recently been demonstrated in the human pituitary, both in normal tissue and in pituitary adenomas. The long isoform of the leptin receptor has also been shown to be present in pituitary adenomas; however, contrasting results have been ob...

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Korbonits, M More by this author
Chitnis, MM More by this author
Gueorguiev, M More by this author
Rosenfelder, N More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
54
Issue:
6
Pages:
781-789
Publication date:
2001-06-05
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:ce65fc2e-86db-4df2-97b4-be25040f441e
Source identifiers:
138221
Local pid:
pubs:138221

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