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Sodium tungstate regulates food intake and body weight through activation of the hypothalamic leptin pathway.

Authors
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  • 1 Laboratory of Diabetes and Obesity, Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Endocrinology and Nutrition Unit-Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain. , (Spain)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes, obesity & metabolism
1463-1326
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
235–242
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-1326.2010.01339.x
PMID: 21205112
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

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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