Academic article

Cigarette smoking may reduce plasma leptin concentration via catecholamines

Reseland, Janne E.; Mundal, HH; Hollung, Kristin; Haugen, Fred; Zahid, N; Anderssen, Sigmund A.; Drevon, Christian A.

Publication details

Journal: Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, vol. 73, p. 43–49–7, 2005

Issue: 1

International Standard Numbers:
Printed: 0952-3278
Electronic: 1532-2823

Open Access: none

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Conclusion: Cigarette smoking reduced plasma leptin concentration in vivo, whereas nicotine had no direct effect on leptin expression in vitro. Nicotine might indirectly reduce leptin secretion via enhanced plasma catecholamine concentration. (c) 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.