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Light on leptin link to lipolysis

Cutting-edge experiments show that the hormone leptin, which is secreted by fat cells, promotes fat loss by activating the release of catecholamine signalling molecules from neurons wrapped around the fat cells.

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Ruud, J., Brüning, J. Light on leptin link to lipolysis. Nature 527, 43–44 (2015).

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