Short-term plasticity of gray matter associated with leptin deficiency and replacement.
|Title||Short-term plasticity of gray matter associated with leptin deficiency and replacement.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||London, ED, Berman SM, Chakrapani S, Delibasi T, Monterosso J, Erol KH, Paz-Filho G, Wong M-L, Licinio J|
|Journal||The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism|
|Date Published||2011 Aug|
|Keywords||Adult, Body Mass Index, Cerebellum, Female, Gyrus Cinguli, Humans, Hyperphagia, Leptin, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Neurogenesis, Neuronal Plasticity, Neurons, Pulvinar, Recombinant Proteins|
Leptin affects neurogenesis, neuronal growth, and viability. We previously reported that leptin supplementation increased gray matter (GM) concentration in the anterior cingulate gyrus (ACG), cerebellum, and inferior parietal lobule, areas that are also involved in food intake.
|Alternate Journal||J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.|