Leptin receptor deficiency

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Leptin receptor deficiency

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Clinical and molecular genetic spectrum of congenital deficiency of the leptin receptor.
 

Author(s): I Sadaf Farooqi, Teresia Wangensteen, Stephan Collins, Wendy Kimber, Giuseppe Matarese, Julia M Keogh, Emma Lank, Bill Bottomley, Judith Lopez-Fernandez, Ivan Ferraz-Amaro, Mehul T Dattani, Oya Ercan, Anne Grethe Myhre, Lars Retterstol, Richard Stanhope, Julie A Edge, Sheila McKenzie, Nader Lessan, Maryam Ghodsi, Veronica De Rosa, Francesco Perna, Silvia Fontana, InĂªs Barroso, Dag E Undlien, Stephen O'Rahilly

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2007 Jan;356(3):237-47.

 

A single family has been described in which obesity results from a mutation in the leptin-receptor gene (LEPR), but the prevalence of such mutations in severe, early-onset obesity has not been systematically examined.

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2007

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