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Summary Expression Phenotypes Gene Literature (29) GO Terms (2) Nucleotides (46) Proteins (28) Interactants (206) Wiki
XB-GENEPAGE-980660
Gene Symbol :
lep

Gene Name :
leptin

Synonyms:
obesity homolog , leptin , xlep ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:


Protein Function :
Key player in the regulation of energy balance and body weight control. Once released into the circulation, has central and peripheral effects by binding LEPR, found in many tissues, which results in t...[+]


Interactants:
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Diseases: 


Disease Ontology:
congenital leptin deficiency

OMIM:
LEPTIN DEFICIENCY OR DYSFUNCTION; LEPD

External Links:
 
Expression                  Development Stages                                               Embryonic Tissuesd                                                                Adult Tissues
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