JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.18, no.2, pp.181-187, 2005 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
breast milk, leptin, newborn, infant, growth, FOR-GESTATIONAL-AGE, CHILDREN BORN SMALL, CORD BLOOD LEPTIN, BIRTH-WEIGHT, PLASMA LEPTIN, SERUM LEPTIN, OBESE GENE, NEWBORN-INFANTS, RAPID DECLINE, BODY-WEIGHT
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
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.