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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2010) 79 (5): 383–387.
Published Online: 29 July 2009
.... Adipokines are factors secreted by adipocytes, including leptin and adiponectin, as well as some inflammatory cytokines, tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) and interleukin 6 (IL-6). Body mass index (BMI) is known to be inversely correlated with adiponectin and positively with leptin, TNF-α, and IL-6. Objective...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2008) 75 (3): 257–264.
Published Online: 10 December 2007
...Kiyoshi Makinodan; Masanori Yoshikawa; Atsuhiko Fukuoka; Shinji Tamaki; Noriko Koyama; Motoo Yamauchi; Koichi Tomoda; Kaoru Hamada; Hiroshi Kimura Background: Leptin levels have been reported to be higher in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) than in control subjects with matching age...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2006) 73 (2): 209–212.
Published Online: 22 March 2006
...Brendon J. Yee; Jane Cheung; Paul Phipps; Dev Banerjee; Amanda J. Piper; Ronald R. Grunstein Background: Leptin is a protein produced by adipose tissue that circulates to the brain and interacts with receptors in the hypothalamus to inhibit eating. In obese humans, serum leptin is up to four times...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2005) 72 (4): 395–401.
Published Online: 29 July 2005
...Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci; Oguz Kokturk; Neslihan Bukan; Ayse Bilgihan Background: Leptin is a hormone with well-investigated functions concerning body composition, energy homeostasis and feeding behavior in humans. The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is strongly associated with obesity, which...
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