leptine

leptine

[′lep‚tīn]
(anthropology)
Having a high, a narrow, or a high and narrow forehead with an upper facial index of 55-60 on the skull and of 53-57 on the living person.
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Leptin, leptine resistance and endothelial dysfunction in preeclampsia.
This study did not monitor leptine values but there is a possibility that prolonging the time of dialysis increases the elimination of leptin and consequently increases the appetite and parameters of nutrition.
For heifers that received protein salt, the satiety point may have been signalized by chemical factors, through circulating metabolites, such as leptine, which seems to be associated with the control of appetite in ruminants (ROCHE et al.
This mobilization of body reserves, represented by a loss of BCS and diminution on blood Insulin, IGF-I and leptine concentration (Adamiak et al.
Une courte duree de sommeil est associee a une diminution des taux de leptine et une augmentation du poids corporel.
Le Contre Leptine est pragmatique par l'etat de cause deliberatif, envisageant l'opportun, mais sa fin est judiciaire (voir ibid.
Des etudes recentes suggerent que les personnes ayant fait une tentative de suicide ont des taux plus faibles de cholesterol, de leptine et d'orexine, et des taux plus eleves de ghreline, par rapport a des sujets controles.
Leptine gen expression, circulating leptin, and luteinizing hormone pulsatily are acutely responsive to shorth-term fasting in prepubertal heifers: relationships to circulation insulin and insulin-like growth factor I.
Assessment of obesity is done by various tests such as Body Mass Index (BMI) [Quetelets Index] (4,5), Waist Circumference (WC) (6,7), Hip Circumference (HC), Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) (8), Skin fold thickness (4,9), Ponderal index (4,10,11), Broca Index10, Neck circumference (12), Bioelectric impedance analysis and Hydrostatic weighing (13), Quantitative measurement of Soluble Human Leptine Receptors by ELISA (14), Dual--Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan, and CT and MRI scanning (15).
A new mutation in the coding region of the bovine leptine gene associated with feed intake.