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Substance Name: Leptin
RN: 169494-85-3


  • A 16-kDa peptide hormone secreted from white adipocytes and implicated in the regulation of food intake and energy balance. Leptin provides the key afferent signal from fat cells in the feedback system that controls body fat stores
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  • Leptin


  • Leptin
  • Leptin, human recombinant

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 169494-85-3

System Generated Number

  • 0169494853