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OBO ID: GO:0033210
Term Name: leptin-mediated signaling pathway Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • adipocytokine signaling pathway
  • leptin-mediated signalling pathway
Definition: A series of molecular signals initiated by the binding of leptin to a receptor on the surface of a cell, and ending with regulation of a downstream cellular process, e.g. transcription. Leptin is a hormone manufactured primarily in the adipocytes of white adipose tissue, and the level of circulating leptin is directly proportional to the total amount of fat in the body.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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