Sodium tungstate regulates food intake and body weight through activation of the hypothalamic leptin pathway.
Laboratory of Diabetes and Obesity, Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Endocrinology and Nutrition Unit-Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain.
- Published Article
Diabetes, obesity & metabolism
- Publication Date
Mar 01, 2011
Sodium tungstate increased the activity of several kinases involved in the leptin signalling system in an independent way, making it a suitable and promising candidate as a leptin-mimetic compound in order to manage obesity.
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