The Role of Leptin in Fetal Growth during Pre-Eclampsia

Leptin is secreted by the placenta and has a multi-facetted role in the regulation of functions related to pregnancy. Metabolic disorders and insufficient homeostatic compensatory mechanisms involving leptin during pregnancy play a decisive role in the development of pre-eclampsia (PE) and give rise...

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Main Authors: Victoria E. de Knegt, Paula L. Hedley, Jørgen K. Kanters, Ida N. Thagaard, Lone Krebs, Michael Christiansen, Ulrik Lausten-Thomsen
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2021-04-01
Series:International Journal of Molecular Sciences
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