Longitudinal investigation of the relationship between breast milk leptin levels and growth in breast-fed infants


Dundar N., Anal O., Dundar B., Ozkan H., Caliskan S., Buyukgebiz A.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, cilt.18, ss.181-187, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem.2005.18.2.181
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.181-187

Özet

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.