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Enhanced production of leptin in gastric fundic mucosa with Helicobacter pylori infection.

Authors
  • Nishi, Yoshito
  • Isomoto, Hajime
  • Uotani, Shigeo
  • Wen, Chun-Yang
  • Shikuwa, Saburo
  • Ohnita, Ken
  • Mizuta, Yohei
  • Kawaguchi, Akio
  • Inoue, Kenichiro
  • Kohno, Shigeru
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Gastroenterology
Publisher
Baishideng Publishing Group Co
Publication Date
Feb 07, 2005
Volume
11
Issue
5
Pages
695–699
Identifiers
PMID: 15655824
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Leptin production is enhanced in H pylori-infected gastric mucosa. Gastric leptin may be involved in immune and inflammatory response during H pylori infection, through interaction with proinflammatory cytokines.

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