Leptin

Leptin . Also known as OB protein , it is a hormone produced mostly by adipocytes (fat cells) although it is also expressed in the hypothalamus, ovary, and placenta. Summary [ hide ] 1 Discovery 2 Structure 3 Synthesis and secretion 4 Regulatory factors 1 Neuropeptide …

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Latirism

The latirismo is caused by toxic substances present in the almorta or guija, Lathyrus sativus, and in other legumes of the same genus, which are a “survival food”, since it is the …

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Barbiturate poisoning

Barbiturate poisoning . In relation to the advance of civilization, barbiturate poisoning is observed more frequently every day, especially in paramedical personnel for self-poisoning purposes and in young subjects addicted to repeated …

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