Genomes and Genes
Gene Symbol: leptin
Alias: LEPD, OBS, leptin, leptin (murine obesity homolog), leptin (obesity homolog, mouse), obese protein, obese, mouse, homolog of, obesity factor
Publications326 found, 100 shown here
- Leptin and the regulation of body weight in mammalsJ M Friedman
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
Nature 395:763-70. 1998..A complex physiological system has evolved to regulate fuel stores and energy balance at an optimum level. Leptin, a hormone secreted by adipose tissue, and its receptor are integral components of this system...
- Positional cloning of the mouse obese gene and its human homologueY Zhang
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021
Nature 372:425-32. 1994..The ob gene product may function as part of a signalling pathway from adipose tissue that acts to regulate the size of the body fat depot...
- Congenital leptin deficiency is associated with severe early-onset obesity in humansC T Montague
University of Cambridge, Department of Medicine, UK
Nature 387:903-8. 1997The extreme obesity of the obese (ob/ob) mouse is attributable to mutations in the gene encoding leptin, an adipocyte-specific secreted protein which has profound effects on appetite and energy expenditure...
- FoxO1 inhibits leptin regulation of pro-opiomelanocortin promoter activity by blocking STAT3 interaction with specificity protein 1Guoqing Yang
Laboratory of Metabolic Medicine, Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore 138667
J Biol Chem 284:3719-27. 2009b>Leptin controls food intake and energy expenditure by regulating hypothalamic neuron activities...
- Transcriptional activation of the human leptin gene in response to hypoxia. Involvement of hypoxia-inducible factor 1Grazia Ambrosini
Department of Molecular Biology, Institute for Diabetes Discovery, 25 Business Park Drive, Branford, CT 06405, USA
J Biol Chem 277:34601-9. 2002In addition to having a major role in energy homeostasis, leptin is emerging as a pleiotropic cytokine with multiple physiological effector functions...
- C-reactive protein in young, apparently healthy men: associations with serum leptin, QTc interval, and high-density lipoprotein-cholesterolTsutomu Kazumi
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Human Environmental Science, Mukogawa Women s University, Health Science Center, Nishonomiya, Japan
Metabolism 52:1113-6. 2003..Although CRP was positively correlated with body mass index (BMI), percent fat mass, and serum leptin, correlations with BMI (r = 0.15, P =.05) and percent body fat (r = 0.16, P =...
- Association study of BMP4, IL6, Leptin, MMP3, and MTNR1B gene promoter polymorphisms and adolescent idiopathic scoliosisMónika Mórocz
Institute of Genetics, Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Temesvari korut 62, H 6726, Szeged, Hungary
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E123-30. 2011..a genetic association study was performed on 126 patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and 197 healthy controls from independent Hungarian pedigrees...
- Leptin enhances the recruitment of endothelial progenitor cells into neointimal lesions after vascular injury by promoting integrin-mediated adhesionMarco R Schroeter
Department of Cardiology and Pulmonary Medicine, University of Goettingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37099 Goettingen, Germany
Circ Res 103:536-44. 2008The adipocytokine leptin modulates vascular remodeling and neointima formation. Because endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) participate in vascular repair, we analyzed the effects of leptin on human EPC function in vitro and in vivo...
- Evidence that the diabetes gene encodes the leptin receptor: identification of a mutation in the leptin receptor gene in db/db miceH Chen
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Incorporated, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Cell 84:491-5. 1996OB-R is a high affinity receptor for leptin, an important circulating signal for the regulation of body weight. We identified an alternatively spliced transcript that encodes a form of mouse OB-R with a long intracellular domain...
- Effects of pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines on leptin production in human adipose tissue in vitroJens M Bruun
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism C, Aarhus Amtssygehus, Aarhus University Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University, Tage Hansensgade 2, Denmark
Mol Cell Endocrinol 190:91-9. 2002b>Leptin is synthesized in adipocytes and acts primarily through central pathways suppressing appetite and increasing the metabolic rate in rodents as well as in humans...
- Leptin promotes differentiation and survival of human dendritic cells and licenses them for Th1 primingBenedetta Mattioli
Department of Drug Research and Evaluation, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
J Immunol 174:6820-8. 2005b>Leptin is an adipocyte-derived hormone/cytokine that links nutrition, metabolism, and immune homeostasis. Leptin is capable of modulating several immune responses...
- OB-BP1/Siglec-6. a leptin- and sialic acid-binding protein of the immunoglobulin superfamilyN Patel
Molecular Biology Department, DNAX Research Institute, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
J Biol Chem 274:22729-38. 1999We report the expression cloning of a novel leptin-binding protein of the immunoglobulin superfamily (OB-BP1) and a cross-hybridizing clone (OB-BP2) that is identical to a recently described sialic acid-binding I-type lectin called Siglec-..
- Association of leptin -2548G/A and leptin receptor Q223R polymorphisms with increased risk for oral cancerChristos Yapijakis
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Kifissias and Perikleous Stavrou 9, 11524, Athens, Greece
J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 135:603-12. 2009We investigated the possible association of DNA polymorphisms -2548G/A and Q223R in the leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes, respectively, which both affect the amount of circulating cytokine-type hormone leptin, with risk for ..
- Association of plasma leptin levels and insulin resistance in diabetic women: a cross-sectional analysis in an Iranian population with different results in men and womenManouchehr Nakhjavani
Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Vali Asr Hospital, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Gynecol Endocrinol 27:14-9. 2011The objective of this study was to assess the association of serum leptin levels with insulin resistance (IR), metabolic syndrome (MetS), lipid levels, and glucose control in an Iranian type 2 diabetic population.
- Hypoxia-inducible factor 1 transactivates the human leptin gene promoterAlexandra Grosfeld
INSERM U 465, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 15 rue de l Ecole de Medecine, 75006 Paris, France
J Biol Chem 277:42953-7. 2002Increased placental leptin has been demonstrated in preeclampsia, a pregnancy disorder associated with placental hypoxia. This suggests that leptin gene expression is enhanced in response to oxygen deficiency in this organ...
- The formation of an intrachain disulfide bond in the leptin protein is necessary for efficient leptin secretionN Boute
Department of Cell Biology, Institut Cochin, UMR CNRS 8104, INSERM U567, Universite Paris 5, 22, Rue Mechain, 75014 Paris, France
Biochimie 86:351-6. 2004b>Leptin is a cytokine secreted by the adipose tissue that is involved in the control of body weight...
- Relationship between leptin, insulin resistance, insulin-like growth factor-1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in patients with chronic kidney diseaseA Atamer
Department of Internal Medicine, Diyarbakir Training and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey
J Int Med Res 36:522-8. 2008This study examined the relationship between leptin, insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) and insulin resistance in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
- Human paraoxonase-1 activity in childhood obesity and its relation to leptin and adiponectin levelsPeter Koncsos
First Department of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Pediatr Res 67:309-13. 2010..Alterations and potential correlations of PON1 activities, leptin and adiponectin levels in childhood obesity were studied...
- Leptin-R and its association with PI3K/AKT signaling pathway in papillary thyroid carcinomaShahab Uddin
Department of Human Cancer Genomic Research, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Endocr Relat Cancer 17:191-202. 2010The putative role of leptin and its receptor (Ob-R) in the pathogenesis of various primary human malignancies has been reported; however, their role in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) has not yet been evaluated...
- Genetic variations of leptin and leptin receptor are associated with body composition changes in response to physical trainingAntti Huuskonen
Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Cell Biochem Funct 28:306-12. 2010b>Leptin regulates body weight, metabolism, and tissue adaptations to environmental stressors...
- The peritoneal leptin, MCP-1 and TNF-α in the pathogenesis of endometriosis-associated infertilityYu Tao
Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
Am J Reprod Immunol 65:403-6. 2011To explore the roles of leptin, monocyte chemotactic protein (MCP)-1, and tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-α in the peritoneal fluid (PF) in the pathogenesis of endometriosis-associated infertility.
- Development and characterization of high affinity leptins and leptin antagonistsMichal Shpilman
Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University, Rehovot 76100, Israel
J Biol Chem 286:4429-42. 2011b>Leptin is a pleiotropic hormone acting both centrally and peripherally. It participates in a variety of biological processes, including energy metabolism, reproduction, and modulation of the immune response...
- Leptin, obestatin and apelin levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndromeSabine Zirlik
Medical Department 1, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
Med Sci Monit 17:CR159-64. 2011Recent studies suggest that adipose tissue hormones are involved in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS). The role of leptin, obestatin and apelin still needs to be established.
- Association between the chondrocyte phenotype and the expression of adipokines and their receptors: evidence for a role of leptin but not adiponectin in the expression of cartilage-specific markersPierre Jean Francin
UMR CNRS UHP 7561, Faculte de Medecine, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
J Cell Physiol 226:2790-7. 2011..The expression of leptin, adiponectin and their receptors, as well as cartilage-specific genes was examined in chondrocytes obtained from ..
- Influence of leptin, adiponectin, and resistin on the association between abdominal adiposity and arterial stiffnessB Gwen Windham
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Am J Hypertens 23:501-7. 2010..adipocytes account for most adipokine production, the objectives of this study were to examine the influence of adipokines such as leptin, adiponectin, and resistin on the relationship between abdominal adiposity and arterial stiffness.
- Body fat mass and macronutrient intake in relation to circulating soluble leptin receptor, free leptin index, adiponectin, and resistin concentrations in healthy humansMary Yannakoulia
Department of Nutrition Dietetics, Harokopio University, 17671 Athens, Greece
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:1730-6. 2003The adipocyte-derived hormones leptin [which circulates in a free form and bound to a soluble leptin receptor (sOB-R)], adiponectin, and resistin play a key role in regulating energy homeostasis and metabolism...
- The -2548G/A LEP polymorphism is associated with blood pressure in Tunisian obese patientsS Ben Ali
Research Laboratory LAB SM 01, Biochemistry Department, Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia
Blood Press 17:278-83. 2008To examine the association of a common -2548G/A (rs7799039) promoter variant of the human leptin gene (LEP) with obesity or body mass index (BMI) and its associated phenotypes such as blood pressure variability and the prevalence of ..
- Leptin prevents apoptosis of trophoblastic cells by activation of MAPK pathwayAntonio Pérez-Pérez
Departamento de Bioquimica Medica y Biologia Molecular, Facultad de Medicina Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Universidad de Sevilla, Espana, Spain
Arch Biochem Biophys 477:390-5. 2008b>Leptin (Ob), the peripheral signal produced by the adipocyte to regulate energy metabolism, can also be produced by placenta, where it may work as an autocrine hormone...
- Leptin suppresses stearoyl-CoA desaturase 1 by mechanisms independent of insulin and sterol regulatory element-binding protein-1cSudha B Biddinger
Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Pl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Diabetes 55:2032-41. 2006..SCD1 is suppressed by leptin but induced by insulin. We have used animal models to dissect the effects of these hormones on SCD1...
- Serum leptin levels correlate with interleukin-6 levels and disease activity in patients with ankylosing spondylitisM C Park
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute for Immunology and Immunological Diseases, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Scand J Rheumatol 36:101-6. 2007To determine whether serum leptin levels are elevated in men with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and whether the levels correlate with serum cytokine profiles and disease activity of AS.
- Regulation of circulating soluble leptin receptor levels by gender, adiposity, sex steroids, and leptin: observational and interventional studies in humansJean L Chan
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 99 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Diabetes 51:2105-12. 2002b>Leptin is an adipocyte-secreted hormone important in energy homeostasis and diverse physiological processes...
- Up-regulation of placental leptin by human chorionic gonadotropinJulieta L Maymó
Departamento de Quimica Biologica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidas de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Endocrinology 150:304-13. 2009b>Leptin, the 16,000 molecular weight protein product of the obese gene, was originally considered as an adipocyte-derived signaling molecule for the central control of metabolism...
- Are the associations of plasma leptin and adiponectin with type 2 diabetes independent of obesity in older Chinese adults?Zhiqiang Wang
Centre for Chronic Disease, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 26:109-14. 2010China has experienced a rapid increase in diabetes. In this study, we assessed whether the associations of two adipocyte-derived hormones, leptin and adiponectin, with type 2 diabetes are independent of obesity in older Chinese adults.
- Serum leptin is associated with cardiometabolic risk and predicts metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese adultsWen Cheng Li
Department of Occupation Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung Branch, NO, 222, Maijin Rd, Keelung, Taiwan
Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:36. 2011b>Leptin is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD); however, few studies have assessed its relationship with metabolic syndrome, especially in an Asian population...
- Leptin enhances, via AP-1, expression of aromatase in the MCF-7 cell lineStefania Catalano
Centro Sanitario and the Department of PharmacoBiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
J Biol Chem 278:28668-76. 2003b>Leptin, a product of adipocytes, is involved in the regulation of body weight and results strongly correlated to body fat content...
- Leptin and its receptor are overexpressed in brain tumors and correlate with the degree of malignancyMirko Riolfi
Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Brain Pathol 20:481-9. 2010Although leptin and its receptor (ObR) have emerged as important cancer biomarkers, the role of the leptin system in brain tumor development remains unknown...
- Leptin induces endothelin-1 in endothelial cells in vitroPeter Quehenberger
Department of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna, Austria
Circ Res 90:711-8. 2002b>Leptin, a protein encoded by the obese gene, is produced by adipocytes and released into the bloodstream. In obese humans, serum leptin levels are increased and correlate with the individual's body mass index and blood pressure...
- Leptin receptor and functional effects of leptin in human endothelial progenitor cellsRobert Wolk
Mayo Foundation, St Mary s Hospital, DO 4 350, 1216 Second St SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
Atherosclerosis 183:131-9. 2005..We studied the role of an adipocyte-derived hormone, leptin, in the regulation of human EPC function. EPCs were grown from human circulating mononuclear cells...
- Leptin utilizes Jun N-terminal kinases to stimulate the invasion of MCF-7 breast cancer cellsVanity McMurtry
Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX, USA
Clin Exp Metastasis 26:197-204. 2009In breast tumors, high levels of leptin have been associated with increased incidence of breast cancer metastasis. Breast cancer metastasis is directly associated with breast cancer cell invasion...
- Leptin receptor expression in Middle Eastern colorectal cancer and its potential clinical implicationShahab Uddin
Human Cancer Genomic Research, Research Centre, Saudi Arabia
Carcinogenesis 30:1832-40. 2009We investigated the role of leptin receptor (Ob-R) and its relationship with phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K)/AKT activation in colorectal carcinomas (CRCs) tissues followed by in vitro studies using a panel of CRC cell lines...
- Circulating leptin and angiogenic factors in preeclampsia patientsHideki Nakatsukasa
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
Endocr J 55:565-73. 2008b>Leptin, one of adipocytokines, plays a wide range of important roles in reproductive biology. We have previously reported that low hypo-adiponectinemia might be involved in the pathophysiology of overweight preeclampsia (PE) patients...
- Mechanism of the inhibitory effect of atorvastatin on leptin expression induced by angiotensin II in cultured human coronary artery smooth muscle cellsKou Gi Shyu
Division of Cardiology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Clin Sci (Lond) 122:33-42. 2012b>Leptin contributes to the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Ang II (angiotensin II), a proatherogenic cytokine, increases leptin synthesis in cultured adipocytes...
- Differential signalling through ALK-1 and ALK-5 regulates leptin expression in mesenchymal stem cellsMustapha Zeddou
Laboratory of Rheumatology, GIGA I3, GIGA Research Centre, University and CHU of Liege, Liege, Belgium
Stem Cells Dev 21:1948-55. 2012b>Leptin plays a central role in maintaining energy balance, with multiple other systemic effects...
- Leptin and its soluble receptor in plasma of patients suffering from remitting-relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) In vitro effects of leptin on type-1 and type-2 cytokine secretion by peripheral blood mononuclear cells, T-cells and monocytes of MS patientsKokona Chatzantoni
Experimental Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical School and University Hospital, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
J Autoimmun 23:169-77. 2004b>Leptin is synthesized by adipocytes to regulate appetite. Leptin has also been implicated in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS) leading to speculation about a beneficial effect of fasting to autoimmune patients...
- Insulin resistance, leptin and monocyte chemotactic protein-1 levels in diabetic and non-diabetic Afro-Caribbean subjectsC E Ezenwaka
The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad
Arch Physiol Biochem 115:22-7. 2009To determine how the levels of leptin and monocyte chemotactic protein-1 (MCP-1) are associated with insulin resistance (IR) in obese, non-obese, diabetic and non-diabetic subjects.
- Induction of insulin resistance by the adipokines resistin, leptin, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and retinol binding protein 4 in human megakaryocytesAnja J Gerrits
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Haematology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Haematologica 97:1149-57. 2012..Platelet from patients with type 2 diabetes are resistant to insulin and show increased Ca(2+) mobilization, aggregation and procoagulant activity. We searched for the cause of this insulin resistance...
- Corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulates expression of leptin, 11beta-HSD2 and syncytin-1 in primary human trophoblastsFabian B Fahlbusch
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:80. 2012..Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is accompanied by an increase in placental CRH, which could be of pathophysiological relevance for the dysregulation in syncytialisation seen in IUGR placentas...
- Leptin and insulin down-regulate angiopoietin-like protein 3, a plasma triglyceride-increasing factorMitsuru Shimamura
Biomedical Research Laboratories, Sankyo Co, Ltd, 1 2 58 Hiromachi, Shinagawa ku, Tokyo 140 8710, Japan
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 322:1080-5. 2004..The current study examined the regulation of Angptl3 by leptin and insulin, both of which are key players in the metabolic syndrome...
- Association of plasma leptin levels and complexity of the culprit lesion in patients with unstable anginaLaxman Dubey
Department of Cardiology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology HUST, Wuhan 430030, Hubei, PR China
Int J Cardiol 126:183-9. 2008..By activating different immune/inflammatory cells or directly acting on the vessel wall leptin has been shown to play a potential role in the development of acute coronary syndrome...
- Circulating ghrelin, leptin, and soluble leptin receptor concentrations and cardiometabolic risk factors in a community-based sampleErik Ingelsson
The Framingham Study, Boston University School of Medicine, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702 5803, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3149-57. 2008The conjoint effects and relative importance of ghrelin, leptin, and soluble leptin receptor (sOB-R), adipokines involved in appetite control and energy expenditure in mediating cardiometabolic risk, is unknown.
- DNA methylation differences after exposure to prenatal famine are common and timing- and sex-specificElmar W Tobi
Molecular Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden 2300 RC, The Netherlands
Hum Mol Genet 18:4046-53. 2009..017). Our data indicate that persistent changes in DNA methylation may be a common consequence of prenatal famine exposure and that these changes depend on the sex of the exposed individual and the gestational timing of the exposure...
- The Q223R polymorphism in LEPR is associated with obesity in Pacific IslandersTakuro Furusawa
Asian Studies Network ASNET, Division for International Relations, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Hum Genet 127:287-94. 2010..This study examined the association of a promoter polymorphism of the leptin gene (LEP), G-2548A (rs7799039), and two non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms of the leptin receptor ..
- Human obese gene expression. Adipocyte-specific expression and regional differences in the adipose tissueH Masuzaki
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Diabetes 44:855-8. 1995..This study is the first report of the elucidation of ob gene expression in human tissues, thereby leading to better understanding of the physiological and clinical implications of the ob gene...
- Overexpressing leptin genetic polymorphism (-2548 G/A) is associated with susceptibility to prostate cancer and risk of advanced diseaseRicardo Ribeiro
Molecular Oncology Unit, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
Prostate 59:268-74. 2004b>Leptin has been consistently associated with angiogenesis and tumoral growth. A G/A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) at the -2548 site in leptin gene (LEP) is associated with overexpression of leptin (A-allele).
- A mutation in the human leptin receptor gene causes obesity and pituitary dysfunctionK Clement
Laboratoire de Nutrition et Service de Médecine et Nutrition, Hôtel Dieu place du Parvis Notre Dame, Paris, France
Nature 392:398-401. 1998The adipocyte-specific hormone leptin, the product of the obese (ob) gene, regulates adipose-tissue mass through hypothalamic effects on satiety and energy expenditure...
- The human obese (OB) gene: RNA expression pattern and mapping on the physical, cytogenetic, and genetic maps of chromosome 7E D Green
Diagnostic Development Branch, National Center for Human Genome Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Genome Res 5:5-12. 1995....
- Leptin increases proliferation of human steosarcoma cells through activation of PI(3)-K and MAPK pathwaysBartolome Burguera
Division of Endocrinology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Med Sci Monit 12:BR341-9. 2006Serum leptin levels are strongly and directly related to fat body mass (FBM). Bone mineral density (BMD) increases with FBM, and obesity has a protective effect against osteoporosis...
- Decreased circulating leptin level and its association with body and bone mass in girls with adolescent idiopathic scoliosisYong Qiu
Spine Surgery, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2703-10. 2007A prospective study was designed to investigate the circulating leptin level in girls with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).
- Leptin gene expression in human preadipocytes is switched on by maturation-induced demethylation of distinct CpGs in its proximal promoterIngo Melzner
Department of Pathology, University of Ulm, Albert Einstein Allee 11, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
J Biol Chem 277:45420-7. 2002The peptide hormone leptin plays a major role in the regulation of energy intake and expenditure and is predominantly expressed in mature adipocytes but not in preadipocytes...
- Human leptin locus (LEP) alleles and BMI in SamoansS T McGarvey
International Health Institute, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:783-8. 2002....
- Leptin gene polymorphism is associated with hypertension independent of obesityMaki Shintani
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:2909-12. 2002b>Leptin is an adipocyte-derived hormone that regulates food intake and energy expenditure. Recent functional studies have suggested a direct effect of leptin on blood pressure...
- Weight loss increases soluble leptin receptor levels and the soluble receptor bound fraction of leptinMarkus Laimer
Department of Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Obes Res 10:597-601. 2002Soluble leptin receptor (sOB-R) represents the main binding site for leptin in human blood...
- Diurnal and ultradian dynamics of serum adiponectin in healthy men: comparison with leptin, circulating soluble leptin receptor, and cortisol patternsAlina Gavrila
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:2838-43. 2003..rhythms in healthy normal-weight men and to compare the 24-h profile of adiponectin fluctuations with those of leptin, leptin-binding protein (sOB-R), and cortisol...
- Leptin induces, via ERK1/ERK2 signal, functional activation of estrogen receptor alpha in MCF-7 cellsStefania Catalano
Centro Sanitario, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza 87030, Italy
J Biol Chem 279:19908-15. 2004b>Leptin is a hormone with multiple biological actions, produced predominantly by adipose tissue. In humans, plasma levels correlate with total body fat, and high concentrations occur in obese women...
- Body mass index, leptin and leptin receptor polymorphisms, and non-hodgkin lymphomaChristine F Skibola
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, 140 Earl Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:779-86. 2004..Obesity-related genetic factors including common polymorphisms in the leptin gene (LEP A19G and G-2548A) and its receptor (LEPR Q223R) were investigated in DNA available for 376 patients and ..
- Leptin hormonal kinetics in the fed state: effects of adiposity, age, and gender on endogenous leptin production and clearance ratesShekman L Wong
Department of Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, California 91320, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2672-7. 2004b>Leptin is an adipocyte-secreted hormone that regulates energy homeostasis and neuroendocrine function...
- Plasma leptin levels are associated with coronary atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetesMuredach P Reilly
Cardiovascular Division, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3872-8. 2004b>Leptin signaling may promote atherothrombosis and lead to cardiovascular disease. However, whether leptin is associated with human atherosclerosis, distinct from thrombosis, is unknown...
- Luminal leptin induces rapid inhibition of active intestinal absorption of glucose mediated by sodium-glucose cotransporter 1Robert Ducroc
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Unité 410, IFR02 Claude Bernard, Faculte de Medecine Xavier Bichat, Paris, France
Diabetes 54:348-54. 2005The effect of leptin on glucose transport was studied in rat jejunal mucosa in Ussing chambers. Leptin was added in the luminal or the serosal compartment before the tissues were challenged with 1, 10, or 50 mmol/l glucose...
- Influence of nutritional recovery on the leptin axis in severely malnourished childrenKatja Stein
Institute of Nutrition, Friedrich Schiller University, Dornburger Strasse 24, D 07743 Jena, Germany
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1021-6. 2006b>Leptin might be more important as a starvation hormone than as a satiety signal. The role of the soluble leptin receptor (sOB-R) and its regulation in children with protein energy malnutrition (PEM) is poorly understood.
- Leptin predicts the development of diabetes in Mauritian men, but not women: a population-based studyS Soderberg
International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1126-33. 2007To determine if levels of the adipocyte-derived hormone, leptin, predict the development of type 2 diabetes.
- Differential expression of leptin and leptin's receptor isoform (Ob-Rb) mRNA between advanced and minimally affected osteoarthritic cartilage; effect on cartilage metabolismT Simopoulou
Department of Biology, University of Thessalia, Medical School, Larissa, Greece
Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:872-83. 2007To investigate leptin's effect on cartilage metabolism and the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA).
- Expression of the obesity hormone leptin and its receptor correlates with hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha in human colorectal cancerM Koda
Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland
Ann Oncol 18:vi116-9. 2007The obesity hormone, leptin, has been found to play a role in development and proliferation of normal and malignant tissues...
- Leptin and coronary heart disease risk: prospective case control study of British womenDebbie A Lawlor
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1694-701. 2007Prospective studies have shown a positive association between leptin concentrations and coronary heart disease (CHD) in men, but its effect in women is unclear...
- IGF-1 and leptin associate with fetal HDL cholesterol at birth: examination in offspring of mothers with type 1 diabetesScott M Nelson
Department of Reproductive and Maternal Medicine, Division of Developmental Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 10 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow, G31 ER, UK
Diabetes 56:2705-9. 2007..We examined the influence of maternal diabetes on cord lipids at birth and relationship to body composition, cord insulin, leptin, and other hormonal measures.
- Contribution of leptin receptor N-linked glycans to leptin bindingYuichi Kamikubo
Roon Research Center for Arteriosclerosis and Thrombosis, Division of Blood Cell and Vascular Biology, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Biochem J 410:595-604. 2008The extracellular domain of the human leptin receptor (Ob-R) contains 20 potential N-glycosylation sites whose role in leptin binding remains to be elucidated...
- Expression of leptin and its functional receptor on disc cells: contribution to cell proliferationChang Qing Zhao
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E858-64. 2008..Human herniated disc tissues and rat nucleus pulposus (NP) cells were used following approval by the authors' institutional Human Ethics Review Committee and Animal Care and Use Committee...
- Serum leptin, adiponectin, and resistin concentration in colorectal adenoma and carcinoma (CC) patientsAnna Kumor
Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University, Lodz, Poland
Int J Colorectal Dis 24:275-81. 2009b>Leptin, adiponectin, and resistin are the proteins secreted by adipocytes, which affects the metabolism. While the role of leptin in colon carcinogenesis is documented, the effect of adiponectin and resistin remains unclear...
- Association of G-2548A LEP polymorphism with plasma leptin levels in Tunisian obese patientsSamir Ben Ali
Biochemistry Department, Research Laboratory LR99ES11, Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia
Clin Biochem 42:584-8. 2009The aim of this study was to examine the association of the G-2548A polymorphism of the human leptin gene (LEP) with body mass index (BMI), plasma leptin, insulin, and lipid parameters in a sample of Tunisian population.
- The ambiguous role of the Na+-H+ exchanger isoform 1 (NHE1) in leptin-induced oxidative stress in human monocytesDiamantis Konstantinidis
Laboratory of Animal Physiology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Cell Stress Chaperones 14:591-601. 2009b>Leptin, a 16-kDa cytokine produced mainly by the adipose tissue, is known to increase energy expenditure while at the same time lowering food intake by acting directly on the hypothalamus...
- A leptin missense mutation associated with hypogonadism and morbid obesityA Strobel
Nat Genet 18:213-5. 1998
- Leptin stimulates fatty-acid oxidation by activating AMP-activated protein kinaseYasuhiko Minokoshi
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Nature 415:339-43. 2002b>Leptin is a hormone secreted by adipocytes that plays a pivotal role in regulating food intake, energy expenditure and neuroendocrine function...
- Increased leptin expression in endometriosis cells is associated with endometrial stromal cell proliferation and leptin gene up-regulationMeng Hsing Wu
Institute of Clinical Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan, ROC
Mol Hum Reprod 8:456-64. 2002..b>Leptin is the product of the ob gene, which is related to reproductive function and immunological alteration...
- Distribution of the long leptin receptor isoform in brush border, basolateral membrane, and cytoplasm of enterocytesJ Barrenetxe
Department of Physiology and Nutrition, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Gut 50:797-802. 2002b>Leptin, a hormone mainly produced by fat cells, acts primarily on the hypothalamus regulating energy expenditure and food intake...
- A polymorphism in the leptin promoter region (-2548 G/A) influences gene expression and adipose tissue secretion of leptinJ Hoffstedt
Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Horm Metab Res 34:355-9. 2002There is a large inter-individual variation in circulating leptin concentrations at each level of body fat content. The reason for this is unknown...
- Beneficial effects of leptin on obesity, T cell hyporesponsiveness, and neuroendocrine/metabolic dysfunction of human congenital leptin deficiencyI Sadaf Farooqi
University Department of Medicine, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
J Clin Invest 110:1093-103. 2002The wide range of phenotypic abnormalities seen in the leptin-deficient ob/ob mouse and their reversibility by leptin administration provide compelling evidence for the existence of multiple physiological functions of this hormone in ..
- Polymorphisms in candidate obesity genes and their interaction with dietary intake of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids affect obesity risk in a sub-sample of the EPIC-Heidelberg cohortAlexandra Nieters
German Cancer Research Center, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Eur J Nutr 41:210-21. 2002....
- Plasma leptin and blood pressure in men: graded association independent of body mass and fat patternGianvincenzo Barba
Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
Obes Res 11:160-6. 2003The role of leptin in the association between body mass, central adiposity, and blood pressure (BP) is controversial...
- Leptin regulation of the interleukin-1 system in human endometrial cellsRuben Rene Gonzalez
Boston Biomedical Research Institute, 64 Grove Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
Mol Hum Reprod 9:151-8. 2003We have previously shown that (i). leptin and leptin receptor (Ob-R) are expressed in the human endometrium, and (ii). leptin secretion is regulated in blastocyst and endometrial epithelial cell (EEC) co-cultures...
- Systemic inflammation, adipose tissue tumor necrosis factor, and leptin expressionMonica Bullo
Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
Obes Res 11:525-31. 2003To explore the links between tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) and leptin adipose tissue expression and low-grade systemic inflammation and to determine the relationship between inflammation and the degree of adiposity, the presence ..
- Changes in circulating leptin, leptin receptor, and gonadal hormones from infancy until advanced age in humansDavid R Mann
Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center and Department of Physiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3339-45. 2003We determined developmental changes in circulating levels of the soluble leptin receptor (sOB-R), leptin, and gonadal hormones in human subjects...
- Leptin: a potential marker of placental insufficiencyJacques Lepercq
Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, Paris, France
Gynecol Obstet Invest 55:151-5. 2003To investigate placental leptin production in placental insufficiency, placental leptin production was measured in women with severe preeclampsia (group 1) and in normotensive pregnancies associated with intrauterine growth restriction (..
- Leptin indirectly activates human neutrophils via induction of TNF-alphaHamid Zarkesh-Esfahani
Division of Clinical Sciences North, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
J Immunol 172:1809-14. 2004b>Leptin, the satiety hormone, appears to act as a link between nutritional status and immune function...
- Do adiponectin, TNFalpha, leptin and CRP relate to insulin resistance in pregnancy? Studies in women with and without gestational diabetes, during and after pregnancyKylie A McLachlan
Department of Endocrinology, St Vincents Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:131-8. 2006The role of adiponectin, tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha), leptin and C-reactive protein in the insulin resistance of pregnancy is not clear...
- Peritoneal fluid leptin is associated with chronic pelvic pain but not infertility in endometriosis patientsMohamed A Bedaiwy
Center for Advanced Research in Human Reproduction, Infertility, and Sexual Function, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Urological Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Hum Reprod 21:788-91. 2006b>Leptin influences the proinflammatory immune responses and has angiogenic activity in vitro and in vivo...
- Leptin and its receptors in human fetal and adult ovariesRonit Abir
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
Fertil Steril 84:1779-82. 2005..study was to investigate the immunocytochemical expression and presence of messenger RNA (mRNA) transcripts for leptin and its receptors in ovaries from human adults and adolescents and second- and third-trimester fetuses...
- A functional polymorphism in the promoter region of leptin gene increases susceptibility for non-small cell lung cancerRicardo Ribeiro
Molecular Oncology CI, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Porto, Portugal
Eur J Cancer 42:1188-93. 2006b>Leptin hormone and receptor have been associated to cancer development and were identified in lung tissue...
- Leptin modulates nitric oxide production and lipid metabolism in human placentaVeronica White
Laboratory of Reproduction and Metabolism, CEFYBO CONICET, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Paraguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reprod Fertil Dev 18:425-32. 2006b>Leptin has significant effects on appetite, energy expenditure, lipid mobilisation and reproduction...
- Leptin, triglycerides, and interleukin 6 are independently associated with C-reactive protein in Japanese type 2 diabetic patientsTakiko Yanagawa
Division of Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, Kansai Denryoku Hospital, Osaka Japan
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:2-6. 2007..glucose, and serum lipids (triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol), interleukin 6 (IL-6), and leptin were measured...
- Lack of association between the tetranucleotide repeat polymorphism in the 3'-flanking region of the leptin gene and hypertension in severely obese patientsS Maestrini
Molecular Biology Laboratory, Ospedale San Giuseppe, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Verbania, Italy
J Endocrinol Invest 29:776-80. 2006Conflicting data suggest an association between leptin gene polymorphisms and essential hypertension independently of obesity...
- Sex differences in the association between leptin and CRP: results from the Dallas Heart StudyShuaib M Abdullah
Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
Atherosclerosis 195:404-10. 2007Higher C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in women compared with men may reflect sex differences in the relationship between obesity and inflammation. We evaluated how the adipokine leptin influenced these relationships.
- leptin-induced growth stimulation of breast cancer cells involves recruitment of histone acetyltransferases and mediator complex to CYCLIN D1 promoter via activation of Stat3Neeraj K Saxena
Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Biol Chem 282:13316-25. 2007..b>Leptin, the key player in the regulation of energy balance and body weight control also acts as a growth factor on ..
- Obese diabetic (type II) mouse model without leptin/leptin-receptor defectsRichard G Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2013..available commercially that have obesity, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, have genetic defects in leptin-receptors, leptin or in other hypothalamic peptides...
- Medication Summary Guides for Vulnerable Populations with Rheumatoid ArthritisEdward H Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Leah S Karliner; Fiscal Year: 2014..If effective, the bedside interpreter intervention will be a model for hospitals across the nation to reduce disparities in care for the growing population of older LEP patients. ..
- CLIFFORD JAMES ROSEN; Fiscal Year: 2015..Taken together, we hypothesize that IGFBP-2, which is induced by IGF-I, stimulates MSCs and OBs through HBD1...
- Technologically Enhanced Community Health Worker (CHW) Delivery of Personalized DMARY ELLEN MICHELE HEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Using Real-time Speech Translation for Medication Therapy Management of Spanish SFARZAD EHSANI; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Insulin Resistance in Tissue Specific IKKB TransgenicsJongsoon Lee; Fiscal Year: 2004..These experiments will validate IKKbeta as a major mediator of insulin resistance and as a useful target for the discovery of new drugs to treat type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance. ..
- Melissa A Kacena; Fiscal Year: 2015..However, our histological evaluation of GATA-1 and NF-E2 deficient mice reveals higher numbers of osteoblasts (OBs) on trabecular surfaces...
- Subburaman Mohan; Fiscal Year: 2015..expression of osterix (Osx), a master osteogenic transcription factor, during differentiation of osteoblasts (OBs)...
- Dean T Yamaguchi; Fiscal Year: 2016..disrupted bone given the circumstances that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can differentiate into osteoblasts (OBs) and that new blood supply can be re-established...
- Paul R Odgren; Fiscal Year: 2014DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bone resorption by osteoclasts (OCs) exceeding formation by osteoblasts (OBs) is a biological problem with a central role in widespread and costly disorders, including osteoporosis, osteo- and ..
- Louis M Pelus; Fiscal Year: 2016..role of megakaryocytes (MKs) produced by the hematopoietic system in stimulating bone formation by osteoblasts (OBs);findings in the Pelus laboratory that define important roles for the major eicosanoid prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in ..
- MECHANISMS OF POLARIZED SECRETION BY BONE CELLSSteven L Teitelbaum; Fiscal Year: 2013..by applicant): Maintenance of bone mass requires the integrated activity of osteoclasts (OCs) and osteoblasts (OBs)...
- DEFINITION OF MICROENVIRONMENT IN BREAST CANCERMina Bissell; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- ROLAND E BARON; Fiscal Year: 2014..Zfp521 expression in cultured osteoblasts (OBs) increases with time, and is regulated by BMP-2 and PTH/PTHrP...
- Regulation of apoptosis in osteoblasts by Runx2 and NFkBRoman Eliseev; Fiscal Year: 2013..growth and remodeling of bone tissue, bone cells differentiate from mesenchymal stem cells to early proliferating OBs to mature post-mitotic OBs of which 30 percent become either osteocytes or lining cells while 70 percent are ..
- Jau Yi Li; Fiscal Year: 2015..PTH binds to the PTH/PTH-related protein (PTHrP) receptor (PPR or PTH-1R), which is expressed on osteoblasts (OBs), osteocytes and bone marrow (BM) stromal cells (SCs)...
- OVARIECTOMY UPREGULATES BONE TURNOVER THROUGH T CELL-STROMAL CROSSTALKRoberto Pacifici; Fiscal Year: 2012..to support OC formation, increase SC production of osteoclastogenic cytokines, and promote SC differentiation into OBs through stimulation of CD40 signaling in SCs by T cell expressed CD40L...
- Health Literacy and Cancer Screening Disparities in Asian American PopulationsTetine Sentell; Fiscal Year: 2013..This study also provides key background for our future research to reduce cancer incidence, mortality, and health disparities among AA. 1 ..
- Wen Cheng Xiong; Fiscal Year: 2015..protein, is expressed not only in the brain/neurons, but also in many non- neuronal cells, including osteoblasts (OBs), osteoclasts (OCs), and bone marrow macrophages (BMMs)...
- Jane B Lian; Fiscal Year: 2016..epigenetic marking of the OC gene for tissue specific activation, and regulation of target gene expression in OBs. Its deletion from OB in vitro and in vivo is postulated to alter OB maturation and contribute to a mild bone ..
- Inhibition of osteoblast function in bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritisEllen M Gravallese; Fiscal Year: 2013..However, data from our laboratory demonstrate a defect in the maturation of bone-forming osteoblasts (OBs) at sites of articular bone loss (erosions), with an accompanying inhibition in the formation of mineralized bone ..
- Carol C Pilbeam; Fiscal Year: 2016..PTH is a potent inducer of COX-2 and PGs in OBs. Although PTH is generally thought to be osteogenic or anabolic only when given intermittently, continuous exposure ..
- The Virtual Patient for Improving Quality of Care in Primary HealthcareRichard Mollica; Fiscal Year: 2012..The VP as a HIT innovation can provide sustainable training and quality of care improvement for disadvantaged patients and their PHC providers. ..
- ROBERT NISSENSON; Fiscal Year: 2015..osteoblast Gi signaling negatively regulates bone formation;and 3) determine the role of Gq signaling in mature OBs in regulating skeletal homeostasis...
- X Edward Guo; Fiscal Year: 2014..a central scientific hypothesis that that dynamic deformational loading induces OCYs to send anabolic signals to OBs to promote bone formation through intraceluar calcium [Ca2+]i oscillations in osteocytic network, followed by ..
- Modulation of Human Immunity by Mycobacterium lepraeCLAUDIA M A MANCA; Fiscal Year: 2013..The results of our proposed studies will facilitate the development of improved pharmacologic and/or vaccine strategies that can contribute to leprosy control. ..
- Robert L Modlin; Fiscal Year: 2016..abstract_text> ..
- A Patient-Initiated, Multilingual Request Conveyance SystemWILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Improving Problem-Solving Performance of Students with Mathematics DifficultiesASHA KIRON JITENDRA; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- CDC 42 BIM AND THE OSTEOCLASTSteven L Teitelbaum; Fiscal Year: 2010..Moreover, Bim is also expressed in osteoblasts (OBs), where it regulates their lifespan and function...
- Delphine J Lee; Fiscal Year: 2014....
- SimulTel: Enabling Remote Simultaneous Medical InterpretingJyotsna Changrani; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Depression Screening in Primary Care: Using HIT for Patients with Limited EnglishDara H Sorkin; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Collaborative IVR Platform for Multilingual Patient Outreach and EducationWILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Advancing Patient Call Light Systems to Achieve Better OutcomesAmy Wilson-Stronks; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Improving Outcomes for Mechanically Ventilated Patients with the Digital EZ BoardMARY E HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2013..The commercial opportunity lies in becoming the standard of care by facilitating effective communication to improve the care and comfort of patients in critical care units. ..
- TDARS: Translated Document Assembly and Retrieval System (Phase II)CYNTHIA ROAT; Fiscal Year: 2011..Both the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) have indicated that creating such a repository is a national priority. ..
- Tetine L Sentell; Fiscal Year: 2014..We will use this information to design and test a personalized, consumer-focused website with the goal of improving the use of public hospital quality reports for pregnant women across diverse racial/ethnic and linguistic groups. ..
- Extending Emergency Response Skills to Limited English Proficiency CommunitiesHendrika Meischke; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Computer-based Patient Provider Communication about CAM UseWILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- PGE2 and PTH effects on osteoblastsKATHERINE ANNE BLACKWELL; Fiscal Year: 2010..Daily injection with parathyroid hormone (PTH) increases bone mass. In osteoblasts (OBs), cells that form bone tissue, PTH increases the expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), which synthesizes the ..
- Impact of Physician non-English Language Proficiency Level on Cancer ScreeningLisa C Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013..Level one will assess the probability of completing cancer screening at the patient level, including the covariates listed above. Level 2 will account for clinician factors listed above and level 3 will include clinician work sites. ..
- A Gateway to Innovations in Language-Concordant Health ServicesWILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..The LanguageMate System brings together a set of highly innovative language tools designed to substantially improve access to healthcare for LEP patients. ..
- LEO SERGIO MORALES; Fiscal Year: 2015..abstract_text> ..
- Communicative Competency Training for Foreign-Born ParaprofessionalsWILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- GENE THERAPY, OBESITY AND HYPOTHALAMIC SIGNALINGSatya Kalra; Fiscal Year: 2005..of this proposal is (1) to examine whether viral vector mediated delivery of weight-reducing signals, such as leptin, is a viable therapy (gene therapy), alternative to the pharmacologic approach, to control body weight (BW) gain ..
- BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCERLonnie Zeltzer; Fiscal Year: 1990..Pain and anxiety will be assessed in children (5-10 years) using patient (pt.) and observer (obs.) ratings and a behavioral checklist during 2 bone marrow aspirations and/or 2 lumbar punctures prior to ..
- Na Channels in Afferents after Bladder ObstructionWilliam Steers; Fiscal Year: 2006..Obstructed (OBS) rats exhibit urinary frequency and detrusor overactivity temporally correlated to the development of afferent ..
- EXPERIMENTAL LEPROSY/VACCINE STUDIES IN MANGABEYSBobby Gormus; Fiscal Year: 1991..Pure lymphokines will be added back to cell fractions from mangabeys with LL in attempts to reconstitute normal responses to mitogens and to D-lep...
- Protective Effects of Stearic Acid on Gestational and Acquired Diabetes MellitusEric Smart; Fiscal Year: 2009..This aim is critical because each double crossed mouse line will provide the definitive mechanistic data regarding the role of each protein in mediating the beneficial effects of stearic acid. ..
- Richard O White; Fiscal Year: 2015....
- Predictors of Adult LeukemiaJulie Ross; Fiscal Year: 2009..to metabolize NSAIDs, detoxify environmental toxins (including pesiticides, cigarette smoke) and metabolize leptin contributes to risk...
- Knowledge Management System for Multilingual Health ContentWILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2011..Improved patient-provider communication can serve to mitigate such adverse health outcomes as extended length of stay, increased frequency of diagnostic tests, misdiagnosis, and general dissatisfaction with healthcare. ..
- Effective Care of Latinos with Diabetes and Limited English ProficiencyAlicia Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2013..Our results will inform health systems and clinicians seeking to improve diabetes care for Latinos with LEP and will provide a framework for intervention studies to reduce disparities for this population. ..
- BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF GBS HYALURONATE LYASEDavid Pritchard; Fiscal Year: 1999B streptococci (OBS) are presently the most frequent cause of serious, often fatal, bacterial infections of neonates in the United States and are also a common cause of peripartum maternal sepsis...
- Using Real-time Speech Translation for Medication Therapy Management of Spanish SFARZAD EHSANI; Fiscal Year: 2010..and UCSF propose to evaluate the feasibility of using a real-time speech translation device to facilitate Medication Therapy Management (MTM) of Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients with diabetes who primarily speak Spanish. ..
- Modeling Human Exposure-Dose Relationships:1,3-ButadieneThomas Smith; Fiscal Year: 2005..system and tracer methods; (2) To collect real-time measurements of breath-by-breath alveolar concentrations (-700 obs.) and optimize a physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) model for estimating of metabolism rates; (3) To ..
- Computer Support for Pharmacy-Based Smoking CessationFREDERICK BOCK; Fiscal Year: 2007..from smokers to assess the extent of pharmacist counseling for smoking with no intervention (observation only: OBS). Pharmacists will then be trained in providing smoking cessation counseling...
- ANALYSIS OF E COLI GTP-BINDING PROTEINS AND THEIR GENESPAUL MARCH; Fiscal Year: 1993..In addition, mutational studies similar to those proposed above will be employed to elucidate amino acid residues required by Ribonuclease III to recognize and cleave double stranded RNA...
- Role of aTGF-beta Regulated Gene in human and mouse osteoblasts and skeletonThomas Spelsberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..During this laboratory's investigations of estrogen (E2) and TGFb actions on OBs, we discovered and characterized the novel TGFb Iducible Early Gene-1 (TIEG) as a member of the Kruppel family of ..
- Applied Linguistics and Limited English Proficiency in the Medical SettingCAROLINE VICKERS; Fiscal Year: 2009..The work will aid in health promotion, disease prevention, self- management in health and illness;as well as directly address health disparities of LEP groups. ..
- Bone and the Hematopoietic SystemRussell Taichman; Fiscal Year: 2004..Thus, an intimate physical association between bone cells (osteoblasts or OBs) and HSCs is established early in life...