Leptin plays a key role in regulating energy intake and energy expenditure, including appetite and metabolism. It is produced primarily in the adipocytes of white adipose tissue, and the level of circulating leptin is directly proportional to the total amount of fat in the body.
Sample Requirements: Serum or Plasma (EDTA, Citrate or Heparin)
Minimum Sample Volume: 50uL
From the laboratory of Clifford J. Rosen, PhD, Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
Part of The Investigator's Annexe program.