The leptin system and its expression at different nutritional and pregnant stages in lined seahorse (Hippocampus erectus)

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Zhang, Huixian; Qin, Geng; Zhang, Yanhong; Li, Shuisheng; Lin, Qiang;
  • Publisher: The Company of Biologists
  • Journal: Biology Open,volume 5,issue 10,pages1,508-1,515 (issn: 2046-6390, eissn: 2046-6390)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1242/bio.020750, pmc: PMC5087685
  • Subject: Q | Research Article | Nutrient | Leptin receptor | Pregnancy | Science | Leptin | Seahorse | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

ABSTRACT Leptin is an essential hormone for the regulation of energy metabolism and food intake in vertebrate animals. To better understand the physiological roles of leptin in nutrient regulation in paternal ovoviviparous fish (family Syngnathidae), the present study c... View more
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