Ancient Greek Î»ÎµÏ€Ï„ÏŒÏ‚ (leptos, “thin") + -in
Leptin Sentence Examples
Leptin works to suppress the appetite while Grehlin works to increase the appetite.
As of 2004 it is thought that obesity in humans may result in part from insensitivity to leptin.
Axokine, a drug in development for treatment of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), which showed promise in its action on the leptin pathway -- leptin is a hormone that signals your brain that you have eaten enough.