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Leptin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leptin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.042.500
D12.644.276.024.500
D12.644.548.011.500
D12.776.467.024.500
D23.529.024.500
Unique ID
D020738
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020738
Scope Note
A 16-kDa peptide hormone secreted from WHITE ADIPOCYTES. Leptin serves as a feedback signal from fat cells to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM in regulation of food intake, energy balance, and fat storage.
Entry Term(s)
Ob Gene Product
Ob Protein
Obese Gene Product
Obese Protein
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Proteins (1995-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; OB PROTEIN (now LEPTIN) was indexed under PROTEINS 1995-1999
History Note
2000; use LEPTIN (NM) 1995-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Leptin Preferred
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