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What is the effect of leptin and ghrelin on food intake and energy expenditure?
•The ghrelin level is high before food intake and decreases after food intake.
•Thus, ghrelin is a hormone which stimulates appetite.
•On the contrary, leptin reduces appetite.
•The level of leptin in the blood stream is high if the body has much adipose tissue.
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Author: szara
Main topic: Biology
Topic: Neurobiology
Published: 06.04.2010




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