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|> 98% by SDS-PAGE & HPLC analyses
|< 0.1 ng/µg of protein (<1EU/µg)
|Murine Leptin has been shown to be biologically active in two different mouse obesity models, ob/ob and NZO. Both strains of mice were treated via intraperitoneal injection once daily at a dose of 5 µg Leptin/gm of body weight for 14 days. Significant effects on body weight , food consumption, and plasma glucose levels were observed to saline-treated controls.
|Hamster, Human, Pig, Rat, Mouse
|Lep; ob; obese
|Encoded by the ob (obese) gene, Leptin is an adipose-derived cytokine that suppresses appetite and increases thermogenesis. Leptin exerts its anorectic effect via signaling through a hypothalamic receptor termed OB-R. Leptin has been shown to reduce body weight, food consumption, and plasma glucose levels in various in vivo models. Recombinant Rat Leptin is a 16.2 kDa protein containing 147 amino acid residues.
|MVPIQKVQDD TKTLIKTIVT RINDISHTQS VSAKQRVTGL DFIPGLHPIL SLSKMDQTLA VYQQVLTSLP SQNVLQIAND LENLRDLLHL LAFSKSCSLP QTSGLQKPES LDGVLEASLY STEVVALSRL QGSLQDILQQ LDVSPEC
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