Leptin and Adiponectin: Examining their clinical significance in obesity

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Joelle Tan
William T Gibson

Keywords

Obesity, Leptin, Adiponectin, Type 2 Diabetes, Insulin Resistance

Abstract

This brief review describes the biological roles of the adipocytokines leptin and adiponectin, and examines their clinical significance in relation to obesity and obesity-related disease.