FRIEDMAN, Jeffrey M.
Nature, 372, 425-432, 1994.
Discovery of the hormone leptin and its role in regulating body weight. Friedman and associates subsequently found that injections of the encoded protein, leptin, decrease body weight of mice by reducing food intake and increasing energy expenditure. With Ricardo Proenca, Margherita Maffei, Marissa Barone, and Lori Leopold.
Subjects: ENDOCRINOLOGY, Obesity Research, WOMEN in Medicine & the Life Sciences, Publications About