JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.18, no.2, pp.181-187, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
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Background. It has been shown that leptin is present in breast milk and human mammary epithelial cells are able to synthesize leptin. It has been suggested that leptin in human milk might be involved in the regulation of postnatal nutrition and growth.