Published in Gastroenterology Week, February 4th, 2008
"Other effects of leptin include activation of the sympathetic nervous system and an increase in arterial pressure. 2. Mounting evidence suggests that the sympathetic nervous system subserving different tissues is differentially controlled by leptin. For instance, leptin-induced regional increases in sympathetic nerve activity do not respond uniformly to baroreflex activation and hypothermia. 3. In several mouse models of obesity, the ability of leptin to increase renal sympathetic nerve...
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